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Johne's Disease--Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis: A Debilitating Enteric Disease of Ruminants

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Begara, Mcgorum I.; Wildblood, L.; Jones, D. G. Early immune events following experimental infection of lambs with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Immunology. 1996; 89(Suppl. 1): 65. ISSN: 0019-2805. Note: Joint Congress of the British Society for Immunology and the Biochemical Society, Harrogate, England, UK, December 10-13, 1996.
NAL Call No.: 448.3 Im6 Suppl.
Descriptors: lamb, sheep, immunity.

Clarke, C. J.; Colston, A.; Little, D.; Kay, J.; Alzuherri, H. M.; Sharp, J. M.; Burrells, C. The immune response in paratuberculosis infection of small ruminants. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 1996; 54(1-4): 321. ISSN: 0165-2427. Note: Fourth International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Davis, California, USA, July 1995.
NAL Call No.: SF757.2.V38
Descriptors: goat, sheep, immune system responses, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.

Grgic, Z.; Vidic, Branka; Lazic, S.; Stojanov, I. Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease). Veterinarski Glasnik. 1996; 50(7-8): 481-490. ISSN: 0350-2457. Note: In Serbo-Croatian with English and Russian summaries.
NAL Call No.: 41.8 J93
Descriptors: disease description, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, distribution, diagnostic methods mentioned, prevention and control measures.

Gupta, V. K.; Singh, Nem; Singh, S. V.; Shankar, Hari. Faecal microscopic examination: A tool for diagnosis of Johne's disease in small ruminants. Indian Veterinary Medical Journal. 1996; 20(3): 213-214. ISSN: 0250-5266.
Descriptors: goats, fecal examination, diagnostic methods, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.

Johnson, L.R.W.  Johne's disease.  Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference.  1996; 10: 671.  Note:  Meeting held Jan. 13-17, 1996, Orlando, Florida.
NAL Call No.:  SF605.N672
Descriptors:  Camelidae, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, paratuberculosis.

Meylan, Mireille; Rings, D. Michael; Shulaw, William P.; Kowalski, Joseph J.; Bech, Nielsen Steen; Hoffsis, Glen F. Survival of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and preservation of immunoglobulin G in bovine colostrum under experimental conditions simulating pasteurization. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 1996; 57(11): 1580-1585. ISSN: 0002-9645.
NAL Call No.: 41.8 Am3A
Descriptors: survival of bacteria Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in pasteurized colostrum, effect on IgG concentration in colostrum, pasteurization temperatures (63 C) for 30 minutes and approximately 20 to 23 C cultured in Herrold's egg yolk medium with and without mycobactin J did not kill all bacteria.

Neutra, Marian R.; Kraehenbuhl, Jean Pierre. Antigen uptake by M cells for effective mucosal vaccines. In Mucosal Vaccines. Edited by Kiyono, H.; Ogra, P. L.; McGhee, J. R. Academic Press, Inc., California, US; Academic Press Ltd., England, UK. 1996; p. 41-55. ISBN: 0124105807.
NAL Call No.: QR185.9 M83M86 1996
Descriptors: various enteric pathogens, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Vibrio cholerae, Yersinia spp.

Olcott, B.M.  Johne's disease.  Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference.  1996; 10: 636-638.  Note:  Meeting held Jan. 13-17, 1996, Orlando, Florida.
NAL Call No.: SF605.N672
Descriptors:  cattle, paratuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, diagnosis, clinical aspects, disease control.

Rossiter, C.A.  Approach for designing appropriate Johne's disease control programs on the farm.  Proceedings. Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practioners Conference.  1996; (29th): 33-45.  Note:  Meeting held on Sept. 12-14, 1996, San Diego, California.
Descriptors:  livestock, on the farm suggestions, disease prevention and control, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.  

Shome, Rajeswari; Shome, B. R.; Krishnappa, G.; Raghavan, R. Diagnosis of bovine paratuberculosis by crossed immunoelectrofocusing. Indian Veterinary Journal. 1996; 73(9): 911-913. ISSN: 0019-6479.
NAL Call No.: 41.8 IN2
Descriptors: sonicated antigens, Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, Mycobacterium. phlei and Corynebacterium renale, electrophoresed against bovine antiparatuberculosis serum in CrIEF with reference to their antigenicity, antigenic sharing and specific diagnosis.

Wards, Barry J. Evaluation of defined media suitable for isolation of auxotrophic mutants of mycobacteria. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 1996; 36(5): 355-362. ISSN: 0233-111X.
NAL Call No.: QR1 Z4
Descriptors: 5 liquids evaluated, solid support matrices added to liquids, Tween 80 inhibitory effect, agar inhibited, Middlebrook 7H9.

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