The development of wildlife control strategies for eradication of tuberculosis in cattle in Ireland.

@article{Gormley2000TheDO,
  title={The development of wildlife control strategies for eradication of tuberculosis in cattle in Ireland.},
  author={Eamonn P. Gormley and John D. Collins},
  journal={Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2000},
  volume={80 4-5},
  pages={229-36}
}
Wildlife species, such as badgers, act as maintenance hosts for Mycobacterium bovis and contribute to the spread and persistence of tuberculosis in associated cattle populations. In areas in which there is a tuberculosis problem affecting a number of herds, the involvement of infected wildlife in the introduction of M. bovis infection into herds act as a… CONTINUE READING