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Paratuberculosis

Other Names: Johne’s Disease
Paratuberculosis is a chronic mycobacterial disease characterized by irreversible wasting, diarrhea, and death from cachexia in ruminants.

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  • Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis

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