Bovine tuberculosis in southern African wildlife: a multi-species host-pathogen system.

@article{Renwick2007BovineTI,
  title={Bovine tuberculosis in southern African wildlife: a multi-species host-pathogen system.},
  author={Alasdair R Renwick and Piran Cl White and Roy G. Bengis},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={
          529-40
        }
}
This review examines the current situation of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in southern African savannah systems, and uses theory on multi-species host-pathogen systems to suggest possible options for future research and management. In southern Africa, the buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and the Kafue lechwe [Marsh antelope] (Kobus leche) have been found to be maintenance hosts for this disease, but the importance of other host species is becoming apparent. The role of other host species in the… CONTINUE READING
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