ArticleSurveillance of infection by Mycobacterium bovisZhu, Jian-guo; Lin, YuanAuthor Information Shanghai Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China. Received 8 April, 2010 Accepted 4 March, 2011 Correspondence to Jian-guo Zhu, PhD, #56, Agriculture and Biology Building, No.800, Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai 200240, China. Tel: +86 21 34206367; e-mail: [email protected] Reviews in Medical Microbiology: April 2011 - Volume 22 - Issue 2 - p 17-21 doi: 10.1097/MRM.0b013e3283467179 Buy Metrics Abstract Surveillance of bovine tuberculosis has been proved to be a capable strategy to control this disease. Valid surveillance strategies should be adopted through the careful consideration of the specific disease status and animal body condition, the potential risk posed by environmental and husbandry practices as the transmission factor of Mycobacterium bovis, and an appropriate control program in a particular area. © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.