Impacts of widespread badger culling on cattle tuberculosis: concluding analyses from a large-scale field trial

Christl A Donnelly, Gao Wei, W Thomas Johnston, D R Cox, Rosie Woodroffe, F John Bourne, C L Cheeseman, Richard S Clifton-Hadley, George Gettinby, Peter Gilks, Helen E Jenkins, Andrea M Le Fevre, John P McInerney, W Ivan Morrison

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Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) has re-emerged as a major problem for British cattle farmers. Failure to control the infection has been linked to transmission from European badgers; badger culling has therefore formed a component of British TB control policy since 1973.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-8
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Disease Vectors
  • Great Britain
  • Mustelidae
  • Mycobacterium bovis
  • Population Density
  • Tuberculosis, Bovine

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