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Tuberculosis infection in cattle and badgers in an area of Staffordshire
  1. PI Hewson and
  2. WJ Simpson

Abstract

The recent history of tuberculosis infection in cattle in Staffordshire is described, showing how a problem area in the north of the county was identified. The subsequent culture of Mycobacterium bovis from badger faeces and a badger carcase is reported together with the operations to remove badgers from the area.

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