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  1. A. J. K. Conlan,
  2. T. J. McKinley and
  3. J. L. N. Wood
  1. Cambridge Infectious Diseases, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB1 3AX
  1. e-mail: ajkc2{at}

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A. J. K. Conlan, T. J. McKinley and J. L. N. Wood comment: Mr Ogden raises the importance of open cases of disease, and this point is addressed in part by the research that was also in Veterinary Record of November 3 (Khatri and others 2012). This work makes clear that advanced disease is not necessary to get cattle-to-cattle transmission; this is also consistent with earlier work that suggested that excretion of …

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