R Delahay

Summary

Affiliation: Central Science Laboratory
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bovine tuberculosis infection in wild mammals in the South-West region of England: a survey of prevalence and a semi-quantitative assessment of the relative risks to cattle
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:287-301. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cestodiasis in the red grouse in Scotland
    R J Delahay
    Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Banchory, Kincardineshire, UK
    J Wildl Dis 35:250-8. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Absence of antibodies against canine distemper virus in free-ranging populations of the Eurasian badger in Great Britain
    R Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, United Kingdom
    J Wildl Dis 36:576-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Wildlife disease reservoirs: the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in the European badger (Meles meles) and other British mammals
    R J Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:43-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The status of Mycobacterium bovis infection in UK wild mammals: a review
    R J Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Vet J 164:90-105. 2002
  6. pmc Movement of badgers (Meles meles) in a high-density population: individual, population and disease effects
    L M Rogers
    Central Science Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1269-76. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of an environmental test to detect Mycobacterium bovis infection in badger social groups
    O Courtenay
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    Vet Rec 161:817-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Social organization and movement influence the incidence of bovine tuberculosis in an undisturbed high-density badger Meles meles population
    J Vicente
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    J Anim Ecol 76:348-60. 2007
  9. pmc Is Mycobacterium bovis in the environment important for the persistence of bovine tuberculosis?
    O Courtenay
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Biol Lett 2:460-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Experimental comparison of ketamine with a combination of ketamine, butorphanol and medetomidine for general anaesthesia of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles L.)
    A N S de Leeuw
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 167:186-93. 2004

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Bovine tuberculosis infection in wild mammals in the South-West region of England: a survey of prevalence and a semi-quantitative assessment of the relative risks to cattle
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:287-301. 2007
    ..The results suggest that deer should be considered as potential, although probably localised, sources of infection for cattle...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cestodiasis in the red grouse in Scotland
    R J Delahay
    Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Banchory, Kincardineshire, UK
    J Wildl Dis 35:250-8. 1999
    ..There was also a significant negative correlation between numbers of the nematode Trichostrongylus tenuis and the total biomass of P. urogalli in grouse...
  3. ncbi request reprint Absence of antibodies against canine distemper virus in free-ranging populations of the Eurasian badger in Great Britain
    R Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, United Kingdom
    J Wildl Dis 36:576-9. 2000
    ..All the samples were negative for CDV antibodies, suggesting that in contrast to mainland Europe, the disease may be either absent or maintained at low levels in British badgers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Wildlife disease reservoirs: the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in the European badger (Meles meles) and other British mammals
    R J Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:43-9. 2001
    ..The pattern of land use and cattle farming practices in the UK brings badgers into close contact with domestic animals and provides conditions that may enhance the likelihood of disease transfer...
  5. ncbi request reprint The status of Mycobacterium bovis infection in UK wild mammals: a review
    R J Delahay
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Vet J 164:90-105. 2002
    ..In the light of this and the dynamic nature of epidemiological patterns, further surveillance for M. bovis infection in UK wild mammals, using modern methods of diagnosis, is essential...
  6. pmc Movement of badgers (Meles meles) in a high-density population: individual, population and disease effects
    L M Rogers
    Central Science Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1269-76. 1998
    ..This finding is of central importance in the formulation of badger control policy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of an environmental test to detect Mycobacterium bovis infection in badger social groups
    O Courtenay
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    Vet Rec 161:817-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Social organization and movement influence the incidence of bovine tuberculosis in an undisturbed high-density badger Meles meles population
    J Vicente
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    J Anim Ecol 76:348-60. 2007
    ..The results support the idea that a stable social structure mitigates against new incident cases of disease, and are consistent with the contention that badger culling may create the social circumstances for enhanced transmission of TB...
  9. pmc Is Mycobacterium bovis in the environment important for the persistence of bovine tuberculosis?
    O Courtenay
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Biol Lett 2:460-2. 2006
    ..bovis in the environment is prevalent on a large proportion of endemic cattle farms in Britain. These results raise important questions about the role of an environmental reservoir in bTB persistence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Experimental comparison of ketamine with a combination of ketamine, butorphanol and medetomidine for general anaesthesia of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles L.)
    A N S de Leeuw
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 167:186-93. 2004
    ..Overall, the mixture provided a more balanced anaesthesia characterised by muscle relaxation and complete unconsciousness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vaccinating badgers (Meles meles) against Mycobacterium bovis: the ecological considerations
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, York, YO41 1LZ, Sand Hutton, UK
    Vet J 166:43-51. 2003
    ..In the current paper, we discuss relevant ecological and epidemiological characteristics of badger populations and practical aspects of vaccine delivery in the field...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reliable microsatellite genotyping of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles) using faecal DNA
    A C Frantz
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Mol Ecol 12:1649-61. 2003
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  13. pmc Use of cattle farm resources by badgers (Meles meles) and risk of bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) transmission to cattle
    B T Garnett
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1487-91. 2002
    ..We conclude that exploitation by badgers of resources provided by cattle farms constitutes a potentially important mechanism for tuberculosis transmission from badgers to cattle...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening badgers (Meles meles) for Mycobacterium bovis infection by using multiple applications of an ELISA
    G J Forrester
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York
    Vet Rec 149:169-72. 2001
    ..5 and 83.1 per cent respectively) when compared to the single test...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survey of badger access to farm buildings and facilities in relation to contact with cattle
    A I Ward
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York
    Vet Rec 163:107-11. 2008
    ..Signs of badgers within farmyards were significantly positively associated with the number of badger setts and latrines in the immediate vicinity, but were not related to any recorded farm husbandry procedures...