Recent developments in diagnosis of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)

C. O. Thoen, C. C. Muscoplat

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The purpose of this report is to present information on: the isolation of M. paratuberculosis from domestic and nondomestic animals; epidemiologic aspects of paratuberculosis; factors associated with pathogenicity of certain mycobacteria; the development of diagnostic procedures including lymphocyte immunostimulation and serologic tests; and modifications in cultural procedures that allow for collection of fecal samples from a large number of cattle at one time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)838-840
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979


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