Paratuberculosis infection of nonruminant wildlife in Scotland.

@article{Beard2001ParatuberculosisIO,
  title={Paratuberculosis infection of nonruminant wildlife in Scotland.},
  author={Philippa M. Beard and Michael J. Daniels and Davin Henderson and A Pirie and Karen Rudge and D. Buxton and Susan M. Rhind and Alastair Greig and Michael R. Hutchings and I. McKendrick and Kurt Stevenson and James Michael Sharp},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={1517-21}
}
Recent reports of natural paratuberculosis (or Johne's disease) in rabbits, foxes, and stoats has focused debate on the presence and importance of wildlife reservoirs in the epidemiology of this disease. This paper describes an extensive study investigating 18 nonruminant wildlife species for evidence of paratuberculosis. Using both culture and histopathological analysis, fox, stoat, weasel, crow, rook, jackdaw, rat, wood mouse, hare, and badger were found to harbor Mycobacterium avium subsp… CONTINUE READING
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