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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis: a Stealthy Killer

item Stabel, Judith

Submitted to: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: June 1, 2004
Publication Date: June 9, 2004
Citation: Stabel, J.R. 2004. Mycobacterium paratuberculosis: A Stealthy Killer. Proceedings of American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. p. 224-225.

Technical Abstract: Infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis suggests an on-going struggle for control between host immune cells and the microorganism. During the progression from subclinical phase to the clinical stage of the disease a deviation from the proper immune response arises and disrupts the ability of the host to contain the disease. Mechanisms for the disruption in host immunity will be discussed.

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