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International Wildlife Tuberculosis Conference

Date: 2012-02-06

A specialist M. bovis Conference for those interested in wildlife TB.


9 to 12 September, 2012


Kruger National Park, South Africa


This conference will bring together in the heart of the world famous Kruger National Park researchers, conservationists and policy makers interested in and concerned with wildlife tuberculosis throughout the world. This will be an exciting midterm event supported by the initiators of the series of International Mycobacterium bovis conferences


Scientific themes



  • Wildlife reservoirs and wildlife/livestock interface

  • TB control and management, socio-economic impact

  • Diagnostics 

  • Epidemiology (classical, molecular, surveillance)

  • Spillover hosts (humans and other species)

  • Host resistance (pathophysiology, host genetics, immunology, vaccines) 

  • Conservation implications


Additional optional programme features include: 



  • bonfire discussions in small groups on selected subjects as identified by delegates 

  • tour to the wildlife/livestock interface  


We will soon have more information regarding conference registration, abstract submission and the many exciting features this conference will have to offer, on our website (http://web.up.ac.za/TBwildlifeconference2012).