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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Johne's Disease

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Johne's disease (paratuberculosis) is a chronic infectious disease of cattle and it is occasionally found in sheep and goats. It is caused by a small rod-shaped acid-fast bacillus, Mycobacterium paratuberculosis which attacks the intestinal mucosa.

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