Molecular identification and characterization of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in free living non-human primate (Rhesus macaques) from North India.

@article{Singh2011MolecularIA,
  title={Molecular identification and characterization of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in free living non-human primate (Rhesus macaques) from North India.},
  author={Shoor Vir Singh and Ajay Vir Singh and Pravin Kumar Singh and Avnish Kumar and Brijendra Pratap Singh},
  journal={Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={267-71}
}
In recent years, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) has emerged as major animal pathogen with significant zoonotic concerns, worldwide. MAP infection is endemic in domestic and wild ruminant population in India. However, information on MAP infection in free ranging animal species and non human primates is limited. Present study aimed to estimate the status of MAP infection in free living Rhesus macaques suffering with multiple clinical conditions (coughing and loose stool). A… CONTINUE READING

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