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Johnes Disease (Paratuberculosis)

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:28:40 IST
Disease name Johnes Disease (Paratuberculosis)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Paratuberculosis (Johne¿s disease) is a chronic enteritis of ruminants caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Identification of the agent:
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health. RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO/ Elizabeth Lane SVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link