Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis: pathogen, pathogenesis and diagnosis.

@article{Manning2001MycobacteriumAS,
  title={Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis: pathogen, pathogenesis and diagnosis.},
  author={Elizabeth J. B. Manning and Michael T. Collins},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          133-50
        }
}
Johne's disease, or paratuberculosis, is a chronic intestinal infection caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. The usually fatal disease is characterised by cachexia, and in some species diarrhoea, after a long pre-clinical phase. Treatment is ineffective and economically impracticable. The infection primarily affects domestic and free-ranging ruminants, but has also been reported in primates, rabbits, stoats and foxes. Since paratuberculosis is often subclinical, under… Expand
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