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Bovine tuberculosis breakdown duration in cattle herds: an investigation of herd, host, pathogen and wildlife risk factors

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Competing Interests

Andrew W. Byrne is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Georgina Milne conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Adrian Allen contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, generated molecular data.

Jordon Graham authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, managed and administered databases.

Angela Lahuerta-Marin authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Carl McCormick contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, generated molecular data.

Eleanor Presho contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, generated molecular data.

Neil Reid contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, supplied wildlife data.

Robin Skuce contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, generated molecular data.

Andrew W Byrne conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, project management (PI).

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Data were generated as part of routine state lead animal health policy; no data were generated specifically for this project.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Raw data has been deposited at Figshare with the following DOI & URL:

doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.9777641

https://figshare.com/s/ae46c7a6f80e62ee8624

Funding

This work is a component of a larger project entitled “The evaluation of the role of multiple reactor and chronic breakdown herds in the epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis in Northern Ireland (48005 (122035): 15/3/10)” and was funded by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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