Intra-uterine transmission of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in farmed red deer.

@article{Kooten2006IntrauterineTO,
  title={Intra-uterine transmission of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in farmed red deer.},
  author={H C J van Kooten and Colin G. Mackintosh and A P Koets},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={16-20}
}
AIM To determine whether intra-uterine transmission of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) occurs in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) in New Zealand. METHODS On four different farms, nine late-stage pregnant hinds with Johne's disease were slaughtered and samples were taken from them and their 10 fetuses. Samples of the hepatic, ileocaecal and mesenteric lymph nodes and the posterior ileum were collected from the hinds. The lung, liver, spleen, jejunum and ileum from the fetuses were sampled… CONTINUE READING