Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from pastoral ecosystems of Uganda: Public Health significance
- Prevalence study on bovine tuberculosis and molecular characterization of its causative agents in cattle slaughtered at Addis Ababa municipal abattoir, Central Ethiopia. Mekibeb, Abraham; Fulasa, Tadele; Firdessa, Rebuma; Hailu, Elena // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Mar2013, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p763
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 500 cattle slaughtered at Addis Ababa abattoir to determine the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) and characterize its causative agents. Postmortem examination, mycobacteriological culturing, region of difference-4 (RD4)-based PCR and spoligotyping...
- Mycobacteria species in wild mammals of the Pantanal of central South America. Gomes Albertti, Letícia Alves; Souza-Filho, Antonio Francisco; Fonseca-Júnior, Antônio Augusto; Freitas, Michele Eduardo; de Oliveira-Pellegrin, Aiesca; Pinheiro Zimmermann, Namor; Walfrido Moraes Tomás; Fuzeta Schabib Péres, Igor Alexandre Hany; Fontana, Isabella; Rosa Osório, Ana Luiza Alves // European Journal of Wildlife Research;Feb2015, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p163
Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic disease of economic importance in livestock, but may also infect wild animals and occasionally humans. Its principal infective agent is Mycobacterium bovis. The present study was undertaken to examine the possible involvement of wildlife in the M. bovis life...
- TB CRISIS DEEPENS AS BADGER LOBBIES AND DEFRA EXACERBATE IT. // Farmers Weekly;4/12/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 15, p5
Assesses the condition of tuberculosis in cattle in Great Britain as of April 12, 2002. Criticism of the efforts of animal welfare groups to allow the slaughter of infected cattle; Objections against the apathetic response of the government to the disease; Implications of the apathy for British...
- Steady rise in bovine TB but no emergency cull. Davies, Isabel // Farmers Weekly;5/3/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 18, p6
Reports that the Krebs trial, which seeks to address questions about the links between bovine tuberculosis and badgers and cattle in Great Britain, will proceed as planned despite a sharp increase in the number of herd breakdowns. Anticipated increase in tuberculosis in cattle in 2002; Another...
- TB restrictions cause increasing frustration. Curtis, Marianne; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;8/30/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p31
Reports on the frustration of cattle producers on the tuberculosis restrictions imposed by the British government. Total number of cows that are under the tuberculosis restrictions; Statement from veterinarian Chris Watson; Problems posed by the restrictions to beef herds selling stores.
- Reduce suffering by supporting cull. Carter, Neil // Farmers Weekly;8/12/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p34
The author asserts that supporting the cull plan can lessen the suffering of badgers infected with tuberculosis (TB).
- Badger culling pilots. Jones, Mark; Allen, Caroline; Dalzell, Fiona; Eastwood, Bronwen; Edward, Richard; Elliott, Phill; Knight, Andrew; Lewis, Jo; McGill, Iain; MacMillan, Alastair; Menache, Andre; Southgate, Peter // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;07/20/2013, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p54
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the bovine tuberculosis (TB) awareness in Great Britain in the June 8, 2013 issue.
- What to expect if results are positive. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;8/9/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p40
Details the process of clearing cattle affected by tuberculosis in Great Britain. Separation of affected cattle from the herd; Testing of the rest of the herd for TB; Delay in the receipt of official lesion testing result by breeders.
- Bovine tuberculosis in South Darfur State, Sudan: an abattoir study based on microscopy and molecular detection methods. Asil, El; Sanousi, Sulieman; Gameel, Ahmed; Beir, Haytham; Fathelrahman, Maha; Terab, Nasir; Muaz, Magzoub; Hamid, Mohamed // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Feb2013, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p469
Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is a widespread zoonosis in developing countries but has received little attention in many sub-Saharan African countries including Sudan and particularly in some parts such as Darfur states. This study aimed to detect bovine tuberculosis among caseous materials of...