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Transmission dynamics and elimination potential of zoonotic tuberculosis in Morocco

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Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an endemic zoonosis in Morocco caused by Mycobacterium bovis, which infects many domestic animals and is transmitted to humans through consumption of raw milk or from contact with infected animals. The prevalence of BTB in Moroccan cattle is estimated at 18%, and 33% at the individual and the herd level respectively, but the human M. bovis burden needs further clarification. The current control strategy based on test and slaughter should be improved through local ...

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
e0005214
Publication date:
2017-02-02
Acceptance date:
2016-11-28
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
28152056
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English
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pubs:868332
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uuid:fcc9e670-8463-4308-8281-80c3ec4ba24d
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868332
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2018-09-11

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