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a tuberculosis-like disease not due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


/para·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis/ (par″ah-tdbobr-ber″ku-lo´sis) a tuberculosis-like disease not due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


H. Albert, German physician, 1839-1910.
Johne bacillus - a species causing Johne disease, a chronic enteritis in cattle. Synonym(s): Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
Johne disease - a disease occurring in cattle and sheep, caused by infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Synonym(s): chronic dysentery of cattle; paratuberculosis
johnin - a diagnostic agent, analogous to tuberculin.


a tuberculosis-like disease not due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis or M. avium. Usually reserved as an alternative name for johne's disease.

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Solid-phase hybridization capture of low-abundance target DNA sequences: application to the polymerase chain reaction detection of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium subsp.
Nested polymerase chain reaction detected the DNA sequence IS900, which identifies Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), in 52 of 100 diseased biopsy samples from patients with Crohn's disease vs.
About one year after the MARC auction, Dodson Livestock alleged that one ram was diagnosed with paratuberculosis.
There has been publicity also about the possibility the organism Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (MAP) may be a cause of Crohn's.
paratuberculosis playing a key role in the development of the painful and common disease in the human population known as Crohn's Disease.
Sophisticated laboratory techniques are helping confirm the link between Crohn's disease and the Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, or MAP bug, offering hope for a cure to thousands of people living with what has been considered an incurable condition.
Chronic gastrointestinal diseases Peptic ulcers Helicobacter pylori 55 Chronic hepatitis Hepatitis viruses 56, 57 Crohn's disease Mycobacterium avium 58, 59 paratuberculosis ?
Four studies show that the bacterium; Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis (MP) which is found in an almost identical Johne's disease in cattle, survives the pasteurization process and can infect us through the dairy products we consume everyday.
Previously, researchers had linked Crohn's disease to an organism called Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
paratuberculosis in wild European starlings at a Kansas cattle feedlot.
Tenders are invited for this procurement competition relates to the supply of indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay (ielisa) test kits for the detection of antibodies to mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in bovine blood (individual and pooled bovine serum samples).
CD is an idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease in humans comparable in many features to bovine paratuberculosis involving an abnormal mucosal immune response.