Johne's disease in a free-ranging white-tailed deer from Virginia and subsequent surveillance for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis.

@article{Sleeman2009JohnesDI,
  title={Johne's disease in a free-ranging white-tailed deer from Virginia and subsequent surveillance for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis.},
  author={J M Sleeman and Elizabeth J. B. Manning and John H. Rohm and Jerry P Sims and Susan Sanchez and Richard William Gerhold and Michael K. Keel},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={201-6}
}
Johne's disease (paratuberculosis) was diagnosed in a 2-yr-old, male, free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Fauquier County, Virginia, USA, based on histopathology and culture for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Clinical and pathologic findings included emaciation; loss of body fat; chronic diarrhea; severe, chronic, diffuse granulomatous colitis with intrahistiocytic acid-fast bacilli; moderate, chronic granulomatous lymphadenitis with intrahistiocytic… CONTINUE READING

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