Mycobacterium bovis: A Model Pathogen at the Interface of Livestock, Wildlife, and Humans

@inproceedings{Palmer2012MycobacteriumB,
  title={
Mycobacterium bovis: A Model Pathogen at the Interface of Livestock, Wildlife, and Humans},
  author={Mitchell V Palmer and Tyler C Thacker and W Ray Waters and Christian Gort{\'a}zar and Leigh A. L. Corner},
  booktitle={Veterinary medicine international},
  year={2012}
}
Complex and dynamic interactions involving domestic animals, wildlife, and humans create environments favorable to the emergence of new diseases, or reemergence of diseases in new host species. Today, reservoirs of Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of tuberculosis in animals, and sometimes humans, exist in a range of countries and wild animal populations. Free-ranging populations of white-tailed deer in the US, brushtail possum in New Zealand, badger in the Republic of Ireland and the… CONTINUE READING
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