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- Vordermeier, M.; Hewinson, R.G.
- Veterinary immunology and immunopathology 2006 v.112 no.1-2 pp. 38-48
- immunology; immunopathology; cattle; bovine tuberculosis; vaccine development; BCG vaccine; herd health; United Kingdom
- ... In 1996, an independent scientific committee chaired by Professor John Krebs, tasked to review the problem of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in GB, concluded that vaccination of cattle offered the best long-term solution for controlling the disease in the National Herd. This view has been re-affirmed recently in the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee's report on Bovine TB (20 ...
- Baigent, S.J.; Smith, L.P.; Nair, V.K.; Currie, R.J.W.
- Veterinary immunology and immunopathology 2006 v.112 no.1-2 pp. 78-86
- immunology; immunopathology; Marek disease; vaccines; disease control; chickens; oncogenic viruses; feathers; vaccine development; vaccination
- ... Marek's disease is an economically important lymphoid neoplasm of chickens, caused by oncogenic strains of Marek's disease herpesvirus. The disease can be successfully controlled by vaccination with attenuated or non-pathogenic MDV strains. However, vaccine failures do occur as field strains continue to evolve towards pathotypes of greater virulence, and this evolution is likely to be driven by th ...