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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 500-506

A Mini Review on Diagnosis of Johne’s disease in Livestock
M. Geetha* and K.M. Palanivel
Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal-2, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author

Paratuberculosis (Johne’s disease) is a chronic disease affecting livestock especially ruminants. The disease is caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) an acid fast bacilli. The disease is characterized by emaciation, progressive weight loss and chronic enteritis unresponsive to treatment. This paper describes a mini review on diagnosis of Johne's disease.

Keywords: Mycobacterium avium, Bacilli, Diagnosis.

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Geetha, M. and Palanivel, K.M. 2017. A Mini Review on Diagnosis of Johne’s disease in LivestockInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 500-506. doi:
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