Natural transmission of Mycobacterium bovis infection in captive brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)

AIMS: To examine natural transmission of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis infection) in captive brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) and to determine if this mode of transmission could be employed to challenge possums in vaccination studies.

Author L. A. L. Corner, D. U. Pfeiffer, G. W. de Lisle, R. S. Morris and B. M. Buddle
Year 2002
Secondary title New Zealand Veterinary Journal
Volume 50
Number 4
Pages 154-162