By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Committee on Diagnosis and Control of Johne's Disease

Textual content is a document from the Committee on prognosis and keep watch over of Johne's ailment and the Board of Agriculture and normal assets analyzing this ailment in farm animals and its attainable connection to Crohn's illness in people. Discusses a number of keep an eye on courses adapted to precise animal species and indicates extra clinical trying out be performed to discover attainable connections.

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Occasional disseminated disease also occurs (Clarke, 1997). EPIDEMIOLOGY Global Prevalence in Domesticated Animals No systematic global survey has been completed for JD or for the presence of Map in domesticated animals, but JD has been reported on every continent of the world except Antarctica ([International Office of Epizootics] OIE, 2001b). Some countries, principally island nations, have reported no cases of JD, and others have reported JD limited to specific geographic zones. This self-reporting, however, requires no documentation and has not been independently verified.

In another report, lime was applied to the pastures to elevate the soil pH in excess of recommended pasture guidelines, and cases of JD abated and had not returned for several years (Richards, 1989). Another study demonstrated a highly significant correlation between high numbers of MAC and high acidity (low pH) of the corresponding soils. , 1984). The findings of those reports are biologically Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files.

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