The re-emergence of Mycobacterium bovis infection in brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) after localised possum eradication.

@article{Corner2003TheRO,
  title={The re-emergence of Mycobacterium bovis infection in brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) after localised possum eradication.},
  author={Leigh A. L. Corner and Mark Stevenson and Desmond M. Collins and Roger Stewart Morris},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={73-80}
}
AIM To examine the spatial and temporal pattern of Mycobacterium bovis (bovine tuberculosis) infection in a population of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) after localised possum eradication. METHODS Possums on a 36 ha site were eradicated and re-population from the surrounding area studied using population surveys conducted approximately every 2 months for 40 months from the cessation of eradication activity (month zero), using a capture-release programme. At each trapping session… CONTINUE READING