Investigations on Deer to Deer and Deer to Cattle Transmission of the Vaccine Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG)

@inproceedings{Palmer2010InvestigationsOD,
  title={Investigations on Deer to Deer and Deer to Cattle Transmission of the Vaccine Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG)},
  author={Mitchell V Palmer and Tyler C Thacker and W Ray Waters and Suelee Robbe-Austerman and Beth A. Harris},
  year={2010}
}
Mycobacterium bovis is the causative agent of tuberculosis in animals and has one of the broadest host ranges of any pathogen. Mycobacterium bovis can cause tuberculosis in humans clinically indistinguishable from that caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the early 20 century, public health concerns posed by transmission of M. bovis from cattle to humans, through consumption of contaminated milk or meat, prompted the United States, and other countries, to implement national programs to… CONTINUE READING

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