Dutch paratuberculosis programme history, principles and development.

  title={Dutch paratuberculosis programme history, principles and development.},
  author={Geart Benedictus and J Verhoeff and Ynte Hein Schukken and Jan Willem Hesselink},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={77 3-4},
Organised disease control started in the Netherlands in the 18th century with governmental attempts to eradicate cattle plague. At the beginning of the 20th century, the dairy industry and cattle breeding organisations initiated a programme to control infectious diseases by means of a complex system of rewards and penalties. This was also the reason for establishing the Animal Health Service in Friesland in 1919. The history of programmes to control paratuberculosis in sheep, goats, and cattle… CONTINUE READING

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