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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Paratuberculosis

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

Paratuberculosis is a chronic and contagious infection of ruminants in which the most common finding is an enteritis. Its infectious nature was suspected at the beginning of this century and has since been confirmed (10). It is caused by an acid-alcohol-fast bacillus commonly called Johne's bacillus (Mycobacterium johnei).

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