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Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

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Description

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; epidemiology of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in animal-derived foods and environment; paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease; genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis; Mycobacterium avium complex; Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis genome, molecular genetics, proteome and antigens; host-pathogen interactions and intracellular survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; comparative differences between the strains of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; antibacterial agents against paratuberculosis; paratuberculosis in cattle, sheep, goats, deer, camelids, other ruminants and non-ruminant wildlife; experimental ruminant and small animal models of paratuberculosis; immunology of paratuberculosis infection and disease; cultivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR; immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis; strain characterization of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; paratuberculosis control measures in Europe, USA and Australia; ruminant aspects of paratuberculosis vaccination; and development of new paratuberculosis vaccines. This book is intended for epidemiologists, veterinarians, farm owners and managers, wildlife practitioners, geneticists and students.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) History of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Manning, E. J. B. Collins, M. T.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Global prevalence and economics of infection with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in ruminants. Author(s): Barkema, H. W. Hesselink, J. W. McKenna, S. L. B. Benedictus, G. Groenendaal, H.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 22) Epidemiology of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Manning, E. J. B. Collins, M. T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in animal-derived foods and the environment. Author(s): Grant, I. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 40) Paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease. Author(s): Behr, M. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 50) Genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis. Author(s): Kirkpatrick, B. W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 60) Mycobacterium avium complex. Author(s): Turenne, C. Y. Alexander, D. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 73) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis genome. Author(s): Paustian, M. L. Bannantine, J. P. Kapur, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 83) Molecular genetics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Chacon, O. Barletta, R. G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 94) Proteome and antigens of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Bannantine, J. P. Paustian, M. L. Kapur, V. Eda, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 109) Host-pathogen interactions and intracellular survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Coussens, P. Lamont, E. A. Kabara, E. Sreevatsan, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Comparative differences between strains of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Stevenson, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 138) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and antimicrobial agents. Author(s): Collins, M. T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 144) Paratuberculosis in cattle. Author(s): Fecteau, M. E. Whitlock, R. H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 157) Paratuberculosis in sheep. Author(s): Begg, D. Whittington, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 169) Paratuberculosis in goats. Author(s): Djønne, B.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 179) Paratuberculosis in deer, camelids and other ruminants. Author(s): Mackintosh, C. G. Griffin, J. F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 188) Infection of non-ruminant wildlife by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Hutchings, M. R. Stevenson, K. Greig, A. Davidson, R. S. Marion, G. Judge, J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 201) Experimental ruminant models of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Hines, M. E., II
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 223) Experimental small animal models of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Talaat, A. M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 230) Immunology of paratuberculosis infection and disease. Author(s): Stabel, J. R.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 244) Cultivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Whittington, R.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 267) Diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR. Author(s): Bölske, G. Herthnek, D.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 284) Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Nielsen, S. S.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 294) Strain characterization of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Collins, D. M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 306) Paratuberculosis control measures in Europe. Author(s): Bakker, D.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 319) Paratuberculosis control measures in the USA. Author(s): Whitlock, R. H.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 330) Paratuberculosis control measures in Australia. Author(s): Kennedy, D. Citer, L.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 344) Ruminant aspects of paratuberculosis vaccination. Author(s): Lisle, G. W. de
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 353) Development of new paratuberculosis vaccines. Author(s): Huygen, K. Bull, T. Collins, D. M.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936136
  • Record Number
  • 20103091636