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Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Local Transmission Patterns of Mycobacterium bovis in Sympatric Cattle and Badger Populations

  • Roman Biek equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Roman Biek, Anthony O'Hare

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health and Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Anthony O'Hare equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Roman Biek, Anthony O'Hare

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health and Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • David Wright,

    Affiliations: Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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  • Tom Mallon,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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  • Carl McCormick,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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  • Richard J. Orton,

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health and Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Stanley McDowell,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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  • Hannah Trewby,

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health and Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Robin A. Skuce,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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  • Rowland R. Kao mail

    rowland.kao@glasgow.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health and Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003008

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