Behaviour of European badgers and non-target species towards candidate baits for oral delivery of a tuberculosis vaccine.

@article{Robertson2016BehaviourOE,
  title={Behaviour of European badgers and non-target species towards candidate baits for oral delivery of a tuberculosis vaccine.},
  author={Andrew Robertson and Richard J Delahay and Robbie A McDonald and Paul Aylett and Ray Henderson and Sonya Gowtage and Mark Andrew Chambers and Stephen Peter Carter},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={135},
  pages={
          95-101
        }
}
In the UK and the Republic of Ireland, the European badger (Meles meles) is a maintenance host for Mycobacterium bovis, and may transmit the infection to cattle causing bovine tuberculosis (TB). Vaccination of badgers using an injectable Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is undertaken in some areas of the UK with the intention of interrupting this transmission, and vaccination research is underway in Ireland. An oral badger TB vaccine is also under development. We investigated the… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…