Johnes disease

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Joh′ne's disease`

(ˌyoʊ nəz)
a chronic diarrheal disease of cattle and sheep caused by a bacillus, Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
[1905–10; after H. A. Johne (1839–1910), German scientist]
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This bacteria, which is called mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), was found to trigger this reaction in people who were genetically at risk from the condition.
Bovine Paratuberculosis is a chronic disease primarily of the gastrointestinal tract.
In the case of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, there is a documented association involving Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis.
The company stated that the product is being developed on the growing evidence that supports the theory that Crohn's disease and possibly other autoimmune diseases are related to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in susceptible patients.
Hepaticus and paratuberculosis agents appear to be increased in IBD colons [13]; this topic will be touched on below, when dealing with interleukin-17 insofar as being stimulated by several bacterial species.
Johne's disease (JD) or paratuberculosis is a chronic, progressive, and incurable intestinal disease caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp.
Coinfection of tuberculosis and paratuberculosis in a bull from Chaco Province, Argentina.
In the conclusion of this comprehensive 76 page document were the statements that "The current available evidence is insufficient to confirm or disprove that Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis is a causative agent of at least some cases of Crohn's disease in man" and that "There are sufficient grounds for concern to warrant increased and urgent research activity to resolve the issue".
Los caprinos, como todos los animales, son afectados por enfermedades infecciosas y parasitarias como la artritis-encefalitis viral caprina, brucelosis caprina, paratuberculosis (Kruze et al.
Moreover, antibodies recognizing ZnT8 could cross-react with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) epitopes, such as ZnT8[sub]186–194 (VAANIVLTV) and MAP3865c[sub]133–141 (LAANFVVAL), ZnT8[sub]178–186 (MIIVSSCAV) and MAP3865c[sub]125–133 (MIAVALAGL),[sup][76] which means that ZnT8 may be a target protein after viral infections.