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Cover for Comparative mycobacteriology of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> complex.

This chapter discusses current knowledge on the microbiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC), focusing mainly on comparisons between M, tuberculosis and M. bovis as examples of human- and animal-adapted strains, respectively. Evolutionary mechanisms of the MTBC to their specific hosts, ...

Author(s)
Gordon, S. V.; Behr, M. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease.

This chapter discusses the zoonotic property of paratuberculosis into Crohn's disease of human; epidemiological data that replicate Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Crohn's disease; role of mycobacteria in the aetiopathogenesis of Crohn's disease; and unproven hypotheses regarding MAP ...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

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...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ruminant aspects of paratuberculosis vaccination.

This chapter summarizes the use of vaccines in the control of paratuberculosis; and the potency of whole Mycobactetium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) bacilli in oil vaccines as a benchmark for the development of new generation paratuberculosis vaccines. The characteristics of vaccines;...

Author(s)
Lisle, G. W. de
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultivation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i>.

This chapter discusses the historical perspective of culturing Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP), general principles for the cultivation of MAP, culture media, specific applications of culture, contamination and survival of MAP during culture, identification of MAP on culture,...

Author(s)
Whittington, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis in sheep.

This chapter discusses the different risk factors of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in sheep; clinical signs and pathology; disease transmission and immunopathobiology; microbiological diagnosis and immunodiagnosis; and epidemiology of Johne's disease in sheep.

Author(s)
Begg, D.; Whittington, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis in cattle.

This chapter discusses the prevalence of paratuberculosis, disease transmission, stages of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection, diagnosis of paratuberculosis and MAP shedding in cattle.

Author(s)
Fecteau, M. E.; Whitlock, R. H.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i> genome.

This chapter discusses the metabolic pathway comparison; virulence factors; repetitive sequences and unique genes in the genome of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.

Author(s)
Paustian, M. L.; Bannantine, J. P.; Kapur, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Paratuberculosis control measures in the USA.

This chapter discusses the first national USJD programmes; current JD programmes in the USA; biosecurity practices and Herd Management Plans; environmental and pooled faecal samples; and implementation of vaccination control measures against paratuberculosis in USA.

Author(s)
Whitlock, R. H.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis control measures in Australia.

This chapter discusses the significance of paratuberculosis control; history of infection; distribution and prevalence; early control measures; National management model; assessing the cattle JD situation; national bovine JD strategic plan; key projects under the national bovine JD strategic plan;...

Author(s)
Kennedy, D.; Citer, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter

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