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A case of early neonate tuberculosis in a three weeks old calf in Ethiopia
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  • Getnet Mekonnen,
  • Balako Gumi,
  • Stefan Berg,
  • Andrew Conlan,
  • Martin Vordermeier,
  • Gobena Ameni,
  • James Wood
Getnet Mekonnen
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Balako Gumi
Addis Ababa University
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Stefan Berg
Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Andrew Conlan
University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
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Martin Vordermeier
Animal and Plant Health Agency
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Gobena Ameni
Akilu Lemma Institute of Pathology, Addis Ababa University, P.O.Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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James Wood
University of Cambridge
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Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic disease rarely observed in an early age. Our observation of tubercle lesions in the lungs of a three week old calf and confirmation of Mycobacterium bovis strains illustrate that the progression of tuberculosis in neonates can be rapid under natural conditions, contributing to transmission within-herds.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

21 Apr 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
29 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
29 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
14 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
26 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
05 Aug 20201st Revision Received
05 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
05 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
05 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
10 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Accept