Direction of Association between Bite Wounds and Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Badgers: Implications for Transmission

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BACKGROUND Badgers are involved in the transmission to cattle of bovine tuberculosis (TB), a serious problem for the UK farming industry. Cross-sectional studies have shown an association between bite wounds and TB infection in badgers which may have implications for M. bovis transmission and control, although the sequence of these two events is unclear… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045584

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