Tuberculosis either caused by Mycobacterium bovis or M. caprae is a significant burden to agricultural industries worldwide. Vaccination of domestic ruminant species such as cattle and goats constitutes a potential tool to support disease control. This review will discuss recent progress made to develop tuberculosis vaccines against domestic ruminants as well as approaches to differentiate vaccinated and infected animals (DIVA) and biomarker discovery studies.
|Journal||Research in Veterinary Science|
|Early online date||06 May 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Oct 2014|