Mycobacterium paratuberculosis

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My·co·bac·te·ri·um par·a·tu·ber·cu·lo·'sis

a bacterial species causing Johne disease, a chronic enteritis in cattle.
See also: Johne disease.
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Surveillance of bulk raw and commercially pasteurized cows' milk from approved Irish liquid-milk pasteurization plants to determine the incidence of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(9), 5138-5144.
Effect of commercial-scale high-temperature, short-time pasteurization on the viability of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in naturally infected cows' milk.
Morsella et al., "Mycobacterium paratuberculosis detection in cow's milk in Argentina by immunomagnetic separation-PCR," Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, vol.
(12.) Stabel JR, Steadham EM, Bolin CA (1997) Heat inactivation of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in raw milk: are current pasteurization conditions effective?
Rowe, "Inactivation of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in cows' milk at pasteurization temperatures," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Incidence of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis infection in goats and sheep based on the fecal culture.
Seroprevalences and 95% confidence intervals follow: bovine-virus-diarrhea virus type 1, 24% (16-32%); bovine-virus-diarrhea type 2, 6% (0-12%), infectious-bovine rhinotracheitis virus, 4% (0-8%); parainfluenza-3 virus, 70% (61-79%); bovine-respiratory syncytial virus, 0%; Brucella abortus, 2% (0-5%); Leptospira spp., 17% (10-23%); Anaplasma marginale, 29% (18-39%); Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, 0%; and epizootic hemorrhagic virus, 0% (Table 2).
Part III: Non-bacterial and emerging foodborne pathogens: Viruses; Parasites: Cryptosporidium, Giardia and Cyclospora as foodborne pathogens; Toxigenic fungi; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis; Chronic sequeiae of foodborne infections.
They risk getting the Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis bug from grass infected by rabbit droppings.
At the request of the Advisory Committee for the Microbiological Safety of Food, the samples of milk will be assessed for the presence of mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
The bug, mycobacterium paratuberculosis, is one of several possible causes of the condition.

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