The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis

1. Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. However, little information is available on the frequency of contacts between m

Author D. Ramsey, N. Spencer, P. Caley, M. Efford, K. Hansen, M. Lam and D. Cooper
Year 2002
Secondary title Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume 39
Number 5
Pages 806-818