EPIZOOTIOLOGIC SURVEY OF MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS IN WILDLIFE AND FARM ENVIRONMENTS IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN

@inproceedings{Witmer2010EPIZOOTIOLOGICSO,
  title={EPIZOOTIOLOGIC SURVEY OF MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS IN WILDLIFE AND FARM ENVIRONMENTS IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN},
  author={G. Witmer and Amanda E. Fine and J. Gionfriddo and M. Pipas and Kirk J. Shively and Kimberly A. Piccolo and P. Burke},
  booktitle={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2010}
}
Bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis, has reemerged in northern Michigan, USA, with detections in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in 1994 and in cattle in 1998. Since then, significant efforts have been directed toward reducing deer densities in the area in the hopes of reducing the bovine TB prevalence rate in deer and eliminating spillover of the disease into cattle. Despite the success of the efforts to reduce deer densities, additional cattle herds have… Expand
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