Impacts of widespread badger culling on cattle tuberculosis: concluding analyses from a large-scale field trial.

@article{Donnelly2007ImpactsOW,
  title={Impacts of widespread badger culling on cattle tuberculosis: concluding analyses from a large-scale field trial.},
  author={Christl A. Donnelly and Gao Wei and William T Johnston and David R. Cox and Rosie Woodroffe and F. John Bourne and Chris L Cheeseman and Richard S. Clifton-Hadley and George Gettinby and Peter J Gilks and Helen Jenkins and Andrea M Le Fevre and John P. McInerney and W. Ivan Morrison},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={300-8}
}
BACKGROUND Bovine tuberculosis (TB) has re-emerged as a major problem for British cattle farmers. Failure to control the infection has been linked to transmission from European badgers; badger culling has therefore formed a component of British TB control policy since 1973. OBJECTIVES AND DESIGN To investigate the impact of repeated widespread badger culling on cattle TB, the Randomised Badger Culling Trial compared TB incidence in cattle herds in and around ten culling areas (each 100 km2… CONTINUE READING
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