TITLE

TB transmission route revealed?

AUTHOR(S)
Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/5/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the evidence of a route of tuberculosis infection from badgers to cattle. Prevention of badgers inside the farm; Actions needed to control badger access inside the farm.
ACCESSION #
7140799

 

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