Bovine Tuberculosis

Cause, Cure, and Eradication : a Summation of Material, Facts and Eminent Opinions for the Use of Farmers, Cattle-owners, Milk-producers, Veterinarians, Students, and Others : with Appendices on the Diseases which Simulate Tuberculosis, Actinomycosis and Johne's Disease : Also Appendices on Calf Mortality and the Destruction of Rats, and a Glossary of Technical Words

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Bovine Tuberculosis in Michigan

Understanding Stakeholder Attitudes Toward the Disease and Eradication Efforts

Author: Meegan Leah Dorn

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Page: 368

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Bovine Tuberculosis

Author: Mark Chambers

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Page: 283

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This book is contemporary, topical and global in its approach, and provides an essential, comprehensive treatise on bovine tuberculosis and the bacterium that causes it, Mycobacterium bovis. Bovine tuberculosis remains a major cause of economic loss in cattle industries worldwide, exacerbated in some countries by the presence of a substantial wildlife reservoir. It is a major zoonosis, causing human infection through consumption of unpasteurised milk or by close contact with infected animals. Following a systematic approach, expert international authors cover epidemiology and the global situation; microbial virulence and pathogenesis; host responses to the pathogen; and diagnosis and control of the disease. Aimed at researchers and practising veterinarians, this book is essential for those needing comprehensive information on the pathogen and disease, and offers a summary of key information learned from human tuberculosis research. It will be useful to those studying the infection and for those responsible for controlling the disease.

Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis

Review of Policy : Report to the Rt. Hon. Michael Jopling, MP, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food, and the Rt. Hon. Nicholas Edwards, MP, Secretary of State for Wales

Author: George M. Dunnet

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