Aetiology, pathogenesis and diagnosis of Mycobacterium bovis in deer.

@article{Griffin1994AetiologyPA,
  title={Aetiology, pathogenesis and diagnosis of Mycobacterium bovis in deer.},
  author={J. Frank T. Griffin and Glenn S Buchan},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={40 1-2},
  pages={
          193-205
        }
}
Tuberculosis, caused by Mycobacterium bovis, is emerging as the most important disease affecting farmed deer. While the disease is usually found at a low incidence involving lesions in single lymph nodes, it may present as a rapidly spreading, fulminating disease, especially in animals exposed to stress. The unique susceptibility of cervidae to mycobacteria in general has meant that diagnosis of tuberculosis in deer using conventional intradermal tuberculin tests may be unsatisfactory… CONTINUE READING