Experimental aerosol Mycobacterium bovis model of infection in goats.

@article{GonzalezJuarrero2013ExperimentalAM,
  title={Experimental aerosol Mycobacterium bovis model of infection in goats.},
  author={Mercedes Gonzalez-Juarrero and A M Bosco-Lauth and Brendan K Podell and Carl Soffler and Elizabeth Brooks and Angelo Izzo and Joaqu{\'i}n S{\'a}nchez-Campillo and Richard Strong Bowen},
  journal={Tuberculosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={558-64}
}
The use of animal models is essential in testing the efficacy for novel therapies against tuberculosis (TB). Calves and non-human primates are examples of large animal models currently used to test TB vaccine efficacy but these animals are difficult and very expensive to house under high containment conditions. The goat may represent an effective but less… CONTINUE READING