Control of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in goats by vaccination.

@article{Saxegaard1985ControlOP,
  title={Control of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in goats by vaccination.},
  author={F Saxegaard and F H Fodstad},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1985},
  volume={116 16},
  pages={439-41}
}
After several years of unsuccessful efforts to eradicate paratuberculosis in goats in Norway by conventional methods such as general hygienic precautions and the isolation and slaughtering of clinically affected and serologically positive animals, a vaccination programme was initiated in 1967. The vaccine used consists of two live attenuated strains of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis suspended in a mixture of liquid paraffin, olive oil and pumice powder. The vaccine may be stored at 4 degrees C… CONTINUE READING

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