Bovine TB control: valuable insights from countries on steps toward eradication

Ru, Giuseppe; Moda, Giulana; Chiavacci, Laura
March 2013
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;3/23/2013, Vol. 172 Issue 12, p310
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the measures undertaken by European countries to control and reduce the risks associated with tuberculosis disease in cattle's. It highlights the increase in cases of Mycobacterium bovis in human which results from consumption of contaminated animal food products and direct contact with infected animals. Also investigated are initiatives undertaken by European Food Safety Authority to reduce the spread of disease.


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