Mycobacterium bovis infection in the lion (Panthera leo): Current knowledge, conundrums and research challenges.


Mycobacterium bovis has global public-health and socio-economic significance and can infect a wide range of species including the lion (Panthera leo) resulting in tuberculosis. Lions are classified as vulnerable under the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and have experienced a 30% population decline in the past two decades. However, no attempt has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.03.028

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