Economic analysis of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis vaccines in dairy herds.

@article{Cho2012EconomicAO,
  title={Economic analysis of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis vaccines in dairy herds.},
  author={Jung-Hoon Cho and Loren William Tauer and Ynte Hein Schukken and Miguel. I. G{\'o}mez and Rebecca Lee Smith and Zhao Hua Lu and Yrjo T. Grohn},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={1855-72}
}
Johne's disease, or paratuberculosis, is a chronic infectious enteric disease of ruminants, caused by infection with Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Given the absence of a fail-safe method of prevention or a cure, Johne's disease can inflict significant economic loss on the US dairy industry, with an estimated annual cost of over $200 million. Currently available MAP control strategies include management measures to improve hygiene, culling MAP serologic- or fecal-positive… CONTINUE READING

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