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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2014, Article ID 187842, 7 pages
Research Article

Characterization of Mycobacterium bovis from Humans and Cattle in Namwala District, Zambia

1Institute of Economic and Social Research, University of Zambia, P.O. Box 30900, Lusaka, Zambia
2Norwegian Veterinary Institute, P.O. Box 750, 0106 Oslo, Norway
3Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P.O. Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
4Tuberculosis Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Pathology, University Teaching Hospital, P/Bag RW1X, Lusaka, Zambia
5The Roslin Institute, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
6Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, University of Tromsø-The Arctic University of Norway, Stakkevollveien 23, 9010 Tromsø, Norway

Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 18 March 2014; Published 14 April 2014

Academic Editor: Timm C. Harder

Copyright © 2014 Sydney Malama 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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