Johne's disease


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Johne's disease

[′yō·nəz di‚zēz]
(veterinary medicine)
A chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract of sheep, cattle, and deer caused by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
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Silent phase of Johne's disease in experimentally infected goats - a study on new and established diagnostic approaches using specific and non-specific parameters.
Herdlevel economic losses associated with Johne's disease on US dairy operations.
1989: Chiodini published a review and comparison of the two disease entities Crohn's disease and Johne's disease, and put into question the possibility of a shared etiology [6].
In the present study efficacy of microscopy as 'field laboratory test' was evaluated with respect to specific blood PCR and was used for estimation of prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in small and large ruminant population endemic and suspected with clinical Johne's disease.
But that's not always easy, especially in the case of Johne's disease, which affects cattle, sheep, goats, deer, and other ruminants.
We worked hard and incurred a fair amount of debt ridding our herd of Johne's disease.
Dairy - Johne's Disease, Lameness, Mastitis, BVD and Liver Fluke
Crohn himself believed that the condition was due to a bacterial infection, probably the Mycobacterium paratuberculosum, related to the causative organism of tuberculosis and similar to the bacterium responsible for a bowel infection in cows called Johne's disease.
It is a bacterium that causes Johne's disease, a chronic intestinal disease in cows.
So far the device has been used to detect tuberculosis in humans and wild animals, as well as Johne's disease in cattle.
Applied Genetics has channelled its energies into domestic commercialisation of molecular diagnostic tests for Johne's disease - an incurable condition that affects dairy cows, sheep, and goats and has a devastating fatality rate.
Johne's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.