Mycobacterium bovis infection in human beings.

@article{Grange2001MycobacteriumBI,
  title={Mycobacterium bovis infection in human beings.},
  author={John M. Grange},
  journal={Tuberculosis},
  year={2001},
  volume={81 1-2},
  pages={71-7}
}
The causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, is also responsible for some cases of tuberculosis in human beings. Although recognized for over a century, this form of human tuberculosis has been a source of considerable misunderstanding and controversy. Questions still remain concerning the relative virulence of M. tuberculosis and M. bovis in human beings, the risk of human disease after infection, the immunological consequences of infection that does not proceed to disease… CONTINUE READING
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