paratuberculosis


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paratuberculosis

 [par″ah-too-ber″ku-lo´sis]
a tuberculosis-like disease not due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

paratuberculosis

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

Johne,

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.

paratuberculosis

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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paratuberculosis, with its significant impact on livestock economy worldwide, has become a disease of concern.
Los hallazgos serologicos y las lesiones histopatologicas permitieron diagnosticar una coinfeccion de tuberculosis y paratuberculosis en el toro.
2008: The American Academy of Microbiologists published its report on Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis Infrequent Human Pathogen or Public Health Threat [36].
Seizing on this observation, Juste and his team decided to apply a type of paratuberculosis remedy - an inactivated vaccine - to tuberculosis, a plan that went against popular thinking.
Monocytes increase during tumour defence and in some disease such as listeriosis, brucellosis, paratuberculosis and tuberculosis.
El diagnostico serologico de tuberculosis y paratuberculosis bovina se llevo a cabo mediante un ELISA, y para el diagnostico de toxoplasmosis se utilizo Hemaglutinacion indirecta (HAI).
Bannantine and his colleagues at NADC have found an antibody that's 100 percent specific in detecting Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP)--the cause of Johne's disease.
CD is an idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease in humans comparable in many features to bovine paratuberculosis involving an abnormal mucosal immune response.
Bannantine et al (79,80) used that strategy for Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis, the etiologic agent of Johne disease.
Persistence of Mycobacterium avium, Paratuberculosis and other Zoonotc Pathogens during Simulated Composting, Manure Packing, and Liquid Storage of Dairy Manure.
coli 0157:H7), Coxiella burnetii, Listeria monocytogenes, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, Salmonella spp, Yersinia enterocolitica, and certain strains of Staphylococcus aureus which are capable of producing highly heat-stable toxins.