Experimental infection with Mycobacterium caprae in goats and evaluation of immunological status in tuberculosis and paratuberculosis co-infected animals.

@article{Bezos2010ExperimentalIW,
  title={Experimental infection with Mycobacterium caprae in goats and evaluation of immunological status in tuberculosis and paratuberculosis co-infected animals.},
  author={Javier Bezos and Luc{\'i}a de Juan and Beatriz Romero and Julio Alvarez and Francisco Mazzucchelli and Ana Valverde Mateos and Lucas Dom{\'i}nguez and Alicia Aranaz},
  journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={133 2-4},
  pages={269-75}
}
Tuberculosis in goats (caused by Mycobacterium caprae and M. bovis) has become a significant concern in recent years because of its high prevalence in certain caprine herds in Spain and other European countries, and also due to the potential transmission to other animals and human beings. In the present study, a transthoracic model of tuberculosis infection was performed on goats. Animals were selected based on the serological response used to detect paratuberculosis in goats (negative and… CONTINUE READING
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