Zoonotic aspects of Mycobacterium bovis infection.

  title={Zoonotic aspects of Mycobacterium bovis infection.},
  author={John M. Grange and Malcolm D. Yates},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={40 1-2},
The bovine tuberculosis eradication campaigns in many industrially developed countries have led to a huge reduction in the incidence of human tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis. Overt disease in man may, however, manifest decades after the initial infection and the occurrence of such disease raises several important questions. In particular, it is important to determine whether man-to-man transmission occurs, thereby rendering man a continuing reservoir of infection, and whether, if… CONTINUE READING


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