Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 547–549

Risk factors associated with bovine tuberculosis in some selected herds in Nigeria

  • S. I. B. Cadmus
  • C. A. Agada
  • I. I. Onoja
  • I. Salisu
Article

Keywords

Bovine tuberculosis PPD SCITT Risk factors Public health Zoonosis Nigeria 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. I. B. Cadmus
    • 1
  • C. A. Agada
    • 2
  • I. I. Onoja
    • 3
  • I. Salisu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive MedicineUniversity of IbadanIbadanNigeria
  2. 2.Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive MedicineUniversity of AgricultureMakurdiNigeria
  3. 3.Department of Veterinary Surgery and MedicineAhmadu Bello UniversityZariaNigeria

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