Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Surveillance Focus
Ovine Johne’s disease diagnoses in Scotland, 2005–2019

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Ovine Johne’s disease is a granulomatous enteritis caused by infiltration of the intestinal tract with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP).

SRUC VS recorded 837 diagnoses of Johne’s disease in sheep between 2005 and 2019, with wasting being the most common presenting sign. The condition was confirmed in 37 different breeds plus eight crosses.

The number of diagnoses fluctuates throughout the year with few in the summer months. Peaks in February and September are associated with the investigation …

View Full Text

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.