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Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018

Spatial Analysis of Wildlife Tuberculosis Based on a Serologic Survey Using Dried Blood Spots, Portugal

Nuno Santos1Comments to Author , Telmo Nunes, Carlos Fonseca, Madalena Vieira-Pinto, Virgílio Almeida, Christian Gortázar, and Margarida Correia-Neves
Author affiliations: University of Minho School of Medicine (ICVS), Braga, Portugal (N. Santos, M. Correia-Neves); Portugal Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, ICVS/3B’S, Portugal (N. Santos, M. Correia-Neves); University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (T. Nunes, V. Almeida); University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (C. Fonseca); University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal (M. Vieira-Pinto); Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos, Ciudad Real, Spain (C. Gortázar)

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Figure 2

Choropleth map of risk for bovine TB in wildlife, Portugal, showing the probability of the presence of bovine TB in wildlife in counties based on the conditional autoregressive spatial generalized linear mixed model. Stars indicate counties in which Mycobacterium bovis was isolated from free-ranging wildlife, determined on the basis of independent published data (6,29–32). TB, tuberculosis.

Figure 2. Choropleth map of risk for bovine TB in wildlife, Portugal, showing the probability of the presence of bovine TB in wildlife in counties based on the conditional autoregressive spatial generalized linear mixed model. Stars indicate counties in which Mycobacterium bovis was isolated from free-ranging wildlife, determined on the basis of independent published data (6,2932). TB, tuberculosis.

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1Current affiliation: Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, University of Porto,Vairão, Portugal.

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