Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

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The second edition of this book contains 23 chapters containing new information and developments on the epidemiology, global prevalence and economics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection; MAP and animal-derived foods and the environment; paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease; genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis, the Mycobacterium avium complex; comparative ...

Chapter 19 (Page no: 305)

Diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR.

This chapter describes the recent developments in polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based diagnostic tests for paratuberculosis and the application and interpretation of these tests at the individual and herd level.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Epidemiology, global prevalence and economics of infection. Author(s): Imada, J., Kelton, D. F., Barkema, H. W.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in animal-derived foods and the environment. Author(s): Grant, I. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Paratuberculosis and crohn's disease. Author(s): Duffy, S. C., Behr, M. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 45) Genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis. Author(s): Neibergs, H. L., Kiser, J. N.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 64) Mycobacterium avium complex. Author(s): Turenne, C. Y., Alexander, D. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 76) Comparative genomics and genomic epidemiology of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis strains. Author(s): Stevenson, K., Ahlstrom, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 92) Molecular genetics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Rathnaiah, G., Shoyama, F. M., Brenner, E. P., Zinniel, D. K., Bannantine, J. P., Sreevatsan, S., Chacon, O., Barletta, R. G.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 104) Proteins and antigens of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis. Author(s): Bannantine, J. P., Kapur, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 120) Host-pathogen interactions and intracellular survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Coussens, P., Dekuiper, J. L., Shoyama, F. M., Brenner, E., Lamont, E. A., Kabara, E., Sreevatsan, S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 139) Drug susceptibility testing and antimicrobial resistance in Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Sullivan, J. R., Behr, M. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 149) Paratuberculosis in cattle. Author(s): Fecteau, M. E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 160) Paratuberculosis in sheep. Author(s): Begg, D., Whittington, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 174) Paratuberculosis in goats. Author(s): Lybeck, K. R., Tessema, G. T., Kampen, A. H., Djønne, B., Agdestein, A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 188) Paratuberculosis in deer, camelids and other ruminants. Author(s): O'Brien, R., Mackintosh, C., Griffin, F.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 200) Infection of non-ruminant wildlife by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Fox, N. J., Smith, L. A., Stevenson, K., Davidson, R. S., Marion, G., Hutchings, M. R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 213) Experimental animal models of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Talaat, A. M., Wu ChiaWei, Hines, M. E., II
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 248) Immunology of paratuberculosis infection and disease. Author(s): Stabel, J. R., Koets, A., Silva, K. de
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 266) Cultivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Whittington, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 333) Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Nielsen, S. S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 346) Paratuberculosis control measures. Author(s): Donat, K., Eisenberg, S., Whittington, R.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 365) Paratuberculosis vaccines and vaccination. Author(s): Juste, R. A., Garrido, J. M., Elguezabal, N., Sevilla, I. A.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 380) Development of new paratuberculosis vaccines. Author(s): Bull, T.