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Veterinary Mycobacteriology (Coordinator: M. Pacciarini)

click here to read the paperAranaz A., Cousins D., Mateos A., Dominguez L. Elevation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae Aranaz et al. 1999 to species rank as Mycobacterium caprae. Comb. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53:1785-1789, 2003.
click here to read the paperBiet F., Boschiroli M.L., Thorel M.F., Guilloteau L.A. Zoonotic aspects of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (MAC). Vet. Res. 36:411-436, 2005.
click here to read the paperDe la Rua-Domenech R., Goodchild A.T., Voredermeier H.M., Hewinson R.G., Christiansen R.H., Clifton-Hadley R.S. Ante mortem diagnosis of tuberculosis in cattle: a review of the tuberculin tests,
g-interferon, assay and other ancillary diagnostic techniques. Res in Vet. Sci. 81:190-210, 2006.
click here to read the paperDelahay R.J., De Leeuw A.N., Barlow A.M., Clifton-Hadley R.S., Cheeseman C.L. The status of Mycobacterium bovis infection in UK wild mammals: a review. Vet. J. 164:90-105, 2002.
click here to read the paperDurr P.A., Hewinson R.G., Clifton-Hadley R.S. Molecular epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis I: Mycobacterium bovis genotyping. Molecular epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis II: Applications of genotyping. Rev. Sci. Tech. Off. Int. Epiz. 19:675-701, 2000.
click here to read the paperHaddad N., Masselot M., Durant B. Molecular differentiation of Mycobacterium bovis isolates. Review of techniques and applications. Res. Vet. Sci. 76:1-18, 2004.
click here to read the paperHaddad N., Ostyn A., Karoui C., Masselot M., Threl M.F., Hughes S.L., Inwald J., Hewinson R.G. Durand B. Spoligotype diversity of Mycobacterium bovis strains isolated in France from 1979 to 2000. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39:3623-3632, 2001.

click here to read the paperHewinson R.G., Vordermeier H.M., Smith N.H., Gordon S.V. Recent advances in our knowledge of Mycobacterium bovis: a feeling for the organism. Vet. Microbiol. 112:127-139.2006.
click here to read the paperHughes M.S., Ball N.W., McCarroll J., Erskine M., Taylor M.J., Pollock J.M., Skuce R.A., Neill S.D. Molecular analysis of mycobacteria other than the M. tuberculosis complex isolated from Norther Ireland cattle. Vet. Microbiol. 108:101-112, 2005.
click here to read the paperNaranjo V., Gortazar C., Villar M., De la Fuente J. Comparative genomics and proteomics to study tissue-specific response and function in natural Mycobacterium bovis infections. Anim. Health Res. Rev. 8:81-88, 2007.
click here to read the paperProdinger W. M., Brandstatter A., Naumann L., Pacciarini M., Kubica T., Boschiroli M.L., Aranaz A., Nagy G., Cvetnic Z., Ocepek M., Skrypnyk A., Erler W., Niemann S., Pavlik I., Moser I. Characterization of Mycobacterium caprae isolates from Europe by mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit genotyping. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43:4984-4992, 2005.
click here to read the paperRoring S., Scott A.N., Glyn Hewinson R., Neill S.D., Skuce R.A. Evaluation of variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) loci in molecular of Mycobacterium bovis isolates from Ireland. Vet. Microbiol. 101:65-73, 2004.
click here to read the paperSkuce R.A., McCorry T.P., McCarroll J.F., Roring S.M., Scott A.N., Brittain D., Hughes S.L., Hewinson R.G., and Neill S.D. Discrimination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex bacteria using novel VNTR-PCR targets. Microbiology 148:519-528, 2002.
click here to read the paperSmith N.H., Gordon S.V., de la Rua-Domenech R., Clifton-Hadley R.S., Hewinson R.G. Bottlenecks and broomsticks: the molecular evolution of Mycobacterium bovis. Nature Microbiol. Rev. Vol 4: 670-681, 2006.
click here to read the paperTorkko P., Suomalainen S., Iivanainen E., Suutari M., Paulin L., Rudback E., Tortoli E., Vincent V., Mattila R., Katila M.L. Characterization of Mycobacterium bohemicum isolated from human, veterinary, and environmental sources. J.Clin.Microbiol. 39:207-211, 2001.