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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2014, Article ID 361634, 13 pages
Research Article

Assessing the Effectiveness of Tuberculosis Management in Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), through Indirect Surveillance of Mycobacterium bovis Infection Using Released Sentinel Pigs

Landcare Research, P.O. Box 40, Lincoln 7640, New Zealand

Received 4 December 2013; Accepted 23 February 2014; Published 2 April 2014

Academic Editor: Richard Malik

Copyright © 2014 G. Nugent 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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