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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2012, Article ID 742478, 6 pages
Research Article

DNA Typing of Mycobacterium bovis Isolates from Badgers (Meles meles) Culled from Areas in Ireland with Different Levels of Tuberculosis Prevalence

1Central Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Backweston Campus, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland
2School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland

Received 20 December 2011; Revised 13 February 2012; Accepted 29 February 2012

Academic Editor: Jesse M. Hostetter

Copyright © 2012 Claire Furphy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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