Tuberculosis transmission by Mycobacterium bovis in a mixed cattle and goat herd.

@article{Zanardi2013TuberculosisTB,
  title={Tuberculosis transmission by Mycobacterium bovis in a mixed cattle and goat herd.},
  author={Giorgio Zanardi and Mar{\'i}a Beatrice Boniotti and Alessandra Gaffuri and Barbara Lo Casto and Mariagrazia Zanoni and Maria Lodovica Pacciarini},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={430-3}
}
A tuberculosis (TB) outbreak caused by Mycobacterium bovis occurred in a mixed herd of three cattle and eighteen goats in Northern Italy in 2005. All the cattle were removed, as opposed to the co-existing goats, who remained in the farm and were not subsequently tested by the official intradermal tuberculin test. At the beginning of May 2006, a 7-day old… CONTINUE READING