Risk factors associated with bovine tuberculosis in some selected herds in Nigeria

  title={Risk factors associated with bovine tuberculosis in some selected herds in Nigeria},
  author={Simeon Cadmus and Charity A. Agada and I. I. Onoja and Ibrahim Bala Salisu},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) primarily caused by Mycobacterium bovis is controlled in farm animals in most industrialised countries, as a result of which infection is minimised. However, studies have confirmed the endemicity of BTB in cattle herds in Nigeria with the isolation of M. bovis from cow’s milk (Cadmus and Adesokan 2007 and Ofukwu et al. 2008) and lesions of farm and abattoir animals (Cadmus et al. 2004; Cadmus et al. 2007). Due to lack of control measures and tuberculin screening of… CONTINUE READING
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