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Abstract

Johne's disease (JD) is a chronic enteric disease in cattle caused by Mycobacterium avian subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Eradicating JD is a difficult task due to the long incubation period of MAP, inefficient diagnostic tests, and delayed clinical signs. Effective control strategies can help...

Author(s)
Al-Mamun, M. A.; Smith, R. L.; Schukken, Y. H.; Gröhn, Y. T.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 1, pp 11845
Abstract

Chronic livestock diseases cause large financial loss and affect animal health and welfare. Controlling these diseases mostly requires precise information on both individual animal and population dynamics to inform the farmer's decisions, but even successful control programmes do by no means assure ...

Author(s)
Al-Mamun, M. A.; Smith, R. L.; Nigsch, A.; Schukken, Y. H.; Gröhn, Y. T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 12, pp e0203177
Abstract

Objective - To develop a mathematical model to simulate infection dynamics of Mycobacterium bovis in cattle herds in the United States and predict efficacy of the current national control strategy for tuberculosis in cattle. Design - Stochastic simulation model. Sample - Theoretical cattle herds in ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. L.; Schukken, Y. H.; Lu, Z.; Mitchell, R. M.; Grohn, Y. T.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2013, 243, 3, pp 411-423