Lymphatic fluid used to detect Johne's

Lymphatic fluid used to detect Johne's

Researchers test lymphatic fluid to detect Johne's bacterium earlier, faster and more accurately than current methods.

PARATUBERCULOSIS, also known as Johne's disease, is a bovine disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP).

Calves become infected via exposure to the bacterium through contaminated feces or milk and can develop heavy diarrhea years later.

In order to recognize the disease before it manifests, researchers from the Univer

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