Zoonotics 4-1-2009 Contact Networks in a Wildlife-Livestock Host Community : Identifying High-Risk Individuals in the Transmission of Bovine TB among Badgers and Cattle

Background: The management of many pathogens, which are of concern to humans and their livestock, is complicated by the pathogens’ ability to cross-infect multiple host species, including wildlife. This has major implications for the management of such diseases, since the dynamics of infection are dependent on the rates of both intraand inter-specific… CONTINUE READING