Herd-level prevalence of Map infection in dairy herds of southern Chile determined by culture of environmental fecal samples and bulk-tank milk qPCR.

@article{Kruze2013HerdlevelPO,
  title={Herd-level prevalence of Map infection in dairy herds of southern Chile determined by culture of environmental fecal samples and bulk-tank milk qPCR.},
  author={Juan Kruze and Gustavo E Monti and Frank Schulze and Armin Mella and Sergio Leiva},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={111 3-4},
  pages={319-24}
}
Paratuberculosis, an infectious disease of domestic and wild ruminants caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map), is an economically important disease in dairy herds worldwide. In Chile the disease has been reported in domestic and wildlife animals. However, accurate and updated estimations of the herd-prevalence in cattle at national or regional level are not available. The objectives of this study were to determine the herd-level prevalence of dairy herds with Map infected… CONTINUE READING

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