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Abstract

Post-mortem examination continues to play an important surveillance role in the bovine tuberculosis (bTB) eradication programme in Northern Ireland. It is estimated that 18-28% of new bTB herd breakdowns are disclosed by the detection of bTB lesions in animals routinely slaughtered. The purpose of...

Author(s)
Pascual-Linaza, A. V.; Gordon, A. W.; Stringer, L. A.; Menzies, F. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2017, 145, 5, pp 995-1005
Abstract

An observational case-control study was conducted to investigate risk factors for confirmed bovine tuberculosis (bTB) infection in cattle reacting positively to the single intradermal comparative cervical test (SICCT) in Northern Ireland in the years 1998, 2002 and 2006. Macroscopic lesions were...

Author(s)
O'Hagan, M. J. H.; Courcier, E. A.; Drewe, J. A.; Gordon, A. W.; McNair, J.; Abernethy, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 120, 3/4, pp 283-290