Seroprevalence of and agroecological risk factors for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis and neospora caninum infection among adult beef cattle in cow-calf herds in Alberta, Canada.

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A province-wide cross-sectional seroprevalence and agroecological risk factor study of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) and Neospora caninum (NC) infection among cattle in 100 cow-calf herds in Alberta was conducted. The seroprevalence of MAP in adult cattle was 1.5% across all herds. Using a widely accepted herd test cutpoint of 2 or… (More)

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@article{Scott2007SeroprevalenceOA, title={Seroprevalence of and agroecological risk factors for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis and neospora caninum infection among adult beef cattle in cow-calf herds in Alberta, Canada.}, author={H. Morgan Scott and Ole Helmer Sorensen and John T Y Wu and Eva Y W Chow and Ken Manninen}, journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne}, year={2007}, volume={48 4}, pages={397-406} }