The effect of manipulating population density on the probability of den-sharing among common brushtail possums, and the implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis

Common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) act as a reservoir of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) in New Zealand and the simultaneous sharing of dens may result in the transmission of Tb between possums. The effect of manipulating populatio

Author P. Caley, N. J. Spencer, R. A. Cole and M. G. Efford
Year 1998
Secondary title Wildlife Research
Volume 25
Number 4
Pages 383-392