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Two tests are used on a regular basis to detect Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map): ELISA and fecal culture. Fecal culture is considered more sensitive and specific but is costly and requires 3-4 months for results. Pooling of fecal samples of individual animals may reduce the high...

Schaik, G. van; Pradenas F., M.; Mella N., A.; Kruze V., J.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2007, 82, 1/2, pp 159-165