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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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Table 2

Variables included in nonspatial binomial general linear and spatial generalized linear mixed models of bovine tuberculosis in wild boar, Portugal*

Coefficient (95% CI) p value
Intercept −8.561 (−25.992 to −2.644) 0.073 −12.886 (−19.767 to −7.985) 1.3
Wild boar historical refuge −0.114 (−0.356 to −0.020) 0.101 −0.088 (−0.170 to −0.022) 1.4
Bovine tuberculosis incidence in cattle 73.719 (6.919 to 231.075) 0.126 35.797 (−4.396 to 82.742) −1.6
Management intensity 29.296 (6.167 to 101.249) 0.126 25.009 (6.510 to 49.979) −1.3
Red deer hunting bag 9.391 (1.884 to 34.953) 0.150 6.990 (1.823 to 11.814) −0.8
Red deer hunting bag × management intensity −30.922 (−118.421 to −7.887) 0.162 −23.221 (−39.083 to −8.343) 0.9

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

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