Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
Print version ISSN 1517-8382
CARVALHO, Isabel A. et al. Diagnosis of paratuberculosis in cattle: microbiological culture, serology and PCR. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2012, vol.43, n.2, pp.581-585. ISSN 1517-8382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822012000200020.
The aim of this study was to confirm clinical diagnosis of paratuberculosis in two cows showing suggestive clinical signs of the disease. Based on clinical signs, in culture and in IS900 PCR results from the individual milk samples it was possible to diagnose paratuberculosis in the cows studied.
Keywords : Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP); milk; cattle; IS900; ISMav2.