Environmental contamination with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis within and around a dairy barn under experimental conditions.

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To establish environmental contamination in and around a dairy barn, cows shedding Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP) were housed in a freestall barn. Fecal samples were collected 15 times at 3-wk intervals, and samples of all animals were cultured by using the Trek Diagnostic Systems culture system (Cleveland, OH) to quantify levels of MAP… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-5548

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@article{Eisenberg2012EnvironmentalCW, title={Environmental contamination with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis within and around a dairy barn under experimental conditions.}, author={Susanne W F Eisenberg and Mirjam Nielen and Jeroen Hoeboer and V P M G Rutten and Dick J. J. Heederik and A P Koets}, journal={Journal of dairy science}, year={2012}, volume={95 11}, pages={6477-82} }