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Abstract

The control of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle and farmed deer in New Zealand has been greatly influenced by the existence of a wildlife reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis infection, principally the Australian brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). The reduction in possum numbers in areas with endemic ...

Author(s)
Buddle, B. M.; Lisle, G. W. de; Griffin, J. F. T.; Hutchings, S. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2015, 63, Suppl. 1, pp 19-27
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is managed in New Zealand largely via population reduction of the major wildlife disease reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis, the introduced brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. New Zealand aims to eradicate M. bovis infection from its livestock and wildlife within 40...

Author(s)
Gormley, A. M.; Anderson, D. P.; Nugent, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 1, pp 186-196
Abstract

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) serve as a reservoir for bovine tuberculosis, caused by Mycobacterium bovis, and can be a source of infection in cattle. Vaccination with M. bovis Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) is being considered for management of bovine tuberculosis in deer. Presently,...

Author(s)
Stahl, R. S.; Ellis, C. K.; Nol, P.; Waters, W. R.; Palmer, M.; VerCauteren, K. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 6, pp e0129740
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) impacts livestock farming in New Zealand, where the introduced marsupial brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is the wildlife maintenance host for Mycobacterium bovis. New Zealand has implemented a campaign to control TB using a co-ordinated programme of livestock...

Author(s)
Gormley, A. M.; Holland, E. P.; Barron, M. C.; Anderson, D. P.; Nugent, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 125, pp 10-18
Abstract

Disease surveillance for the management of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in New Zealand has focussed, to a large extent, on the development of tools specific for monitoring Mycobacterium bovis infection in wildlife. Diagnostic techniques have been modified progressively over 30 years of surveillance of...

Author(s)
Anderson, D. P.; Ramsey, D. S. L.; Lisle, G. W. de; Bosson, M.; Cross, M. L.; Nugent, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2015, 63, Suppl. 1, pp 89-97

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