Impacts of widespread badger culling on cattle tuberculosis: concluding analyses from a large-scale field trial

Christl A Donnelly, Gao Wei, W Thomas Johnston, D R Cox, Rosie Woodroffe, F John Bourne, C L Cheeseman, Richard S Clifton-Hadley, George Gettinby, Peter Gilks, Helen E Jenkins, Andrea M Le Fevre, John P McInerney, W Ivan Morrison

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Bovine tuberculosis (TB) has re-emerged as a major problem for British cattle farmers. Failure to control the infection has been linked to transmission from European badgers; badger culling has therefore formed a component of British TB control policy since 1973.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-8
Number of pages9
JournalInternational journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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