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ANIMAL HEALTH AUSTRALIA - The National BJD Strategic Plan. BJD – Where to from here?

ANIMAL HEALTH AUSTRALIA - The National BJD Strategic Plan.

The Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) Steering Committee requested that Animal Health Australia (AHA) bring forward a planned review of the National BJD Strategic Plan to as early as possible in 2015. A mid-term review was originally scheduled for the 2015-16 financial year. As a result of this request AHA ensured the review would be undertaken in a manner that allowed for all parties (including industry, government and community) to provide input into how Australia was going to manage BJD into the future. With this in mind, AHA organised an independent facilitator to bring together the views of all interested parties.

Working with a cross-section of the parties, the facilitator developed an approach which was made available for public comment. The review process The review process enabled multiple opportunities to provide input into how the Australian cattle industry (beef, dairy and feedlot) and governments would work with BJD into the future. BMC Public Health 2006, 6:240 Analysis of latent tuberculosis and mycobacterium avium infection data using mixture models. Society for Applied Microbiology, Letters in Applied Microbiology 42 (2006) 305–311 Mycobacterium avium ssp. Paratuberculosis an. WIKIPEDIA - Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) is an obligate pathogenic bacterium in the genus Mycobacterium.[1] It is often abbreviated M. paratuberculosis or M. avium ssp. paratuberculosis.

WIKIPEDIA - Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis.

It is the causative agent of Johne's disease, which affects ruminants such as cattle, and also perhaps the human disease Crohn's disease. The type strain is ATCC 19698 (equivalent to CIP 103963 or DSM 44133).[2] Pathophysiology[edit] MAP causes Johne's disease in cattle and other ruminants, and it has long been suspected as a causative agent in Crohn's disease in humans;[3] this connection is controversial.[4] Recent studies have shown that MAP present in milk can survive pasteurization, which has raised human health concerns due to the widespread nature of MAP in modern dairy herds. MAP is a slow growing organism and is difficult to culture. NSW DERPARMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES - Ovine Johne's Disease. The National OJD Management Plan The new national five year management plan developed by the SheepMeat Council of Australia and WoolProducers Australia for Ovine Johne’s disease will commence on 1 July 2013.

NSW DERPARMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES - Ovine Johne's Disease.

There are no movement restrictions into or within NSW on account of OJD. All sheep entering NSW must be accompanied by a completed National Sheep Health Statement which is required as a vendor declaration for footrot. About OJD Information and links to resources on vaccination and disease risk management.The National Sheep Health Statement A key feature of the 2013-18 National OJD Management Plan is the new National Sheep Health Statement. USDA - Johne's Disease Information. J. Dairy Sci. 90:3590–3595 2007 Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium Subspecies paratuberculosis in Swiss Raw Milk Cheeses Collecte.

J. Dairy Sci. 90:3590–3595 2007 Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium Subspecies paratuberculosis in Swiss Raw Milk Cheeses Collected at the Retail Level – guatemalt

IAP: International Association for Paratuberculosis. The 82nd Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society Royal Agricultural College - 31st March to 2nd April 2008 Winne. DEFRA - Public Health Laboratory Service - 2001 - Fate of Mycobacterium avium Complex in Drinking Water Treatment and Distributi. Braz. J. Microbiol. vol.40 no.2 São Paulo Apr./June 2009 Detection of Mycobacterium avium in pet birds. Este estudo relata a presença de Mycobacterium avium em quatro aves da ordem Psitaciformes, mantidos como animais de estimação.

Braz. J. Microbiol. vol.40 no.2 São Paulo Apr./June 2009 Detection of Mycobacterium avium in pet birds

O exame anatomopatológico revelou a presença de bacilos álcool ácido resistentes na coloração de Ziehl-Neelsen, e o diagnostico definitivo foi feito pelo método PRA (PCR Restriction Analysis) a partir de tecidos emblocados em parafina. Este estudo visa alertar o possível potencial zoonótico deste agente em aves mantidas domiciliadas. Palavras-chave: Mycobacterium avium; Psitacídeos, Patologia, Aves. The genus Mycobacterium involves a group of ubiquitous organisms with more than 80 species. Each of them may be classified as saprophytic, potentially pathogenic for men and other animals, or strictly pathogenic.

PARA Report/ Press Release 13/08/04 New milk research finds infectious bacteria survives pasteurization. JOHNE'S INFORMATION CENTER. INRA - EDPSCIENCES Vet. Res. 35 (2004) A cost/benefit study of paratuberculosis certification in French cattle herds. Vet.

INRA - EDPSCIENCES Vet. Res. 35 (2004) A cost/benefit study of paratuberculosis certification in French cattle herds

Res. 35 (2004) 69-81 DOI: 10.1051/vetres:2003045Barbara Dufour, Régis Pouillot and Benoît Durand Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments, LERPAZ, 22 rue Pierre Curie, BP 67, 94703 Maisons-Alfort Cedex, FRANCE (Received 21 November 2002; accepted 4 July 2003) Abstract - Paratuberculosis has received increasing attention in France because of the important losses this disease may provoke. The use of certification schemes has proven its effectiveness for the protection of healthy herds against diseases transmitted mainly by trade. APHIS USDA 12/03/09 Johne's Disease in Sheep. Irish Veterinary Journal 2009, 62:526-532 (1 August 2009) Direct and indirect effects of johne's disease on farm and animal prod.

Study design This retrospective case study was undertaken on a single commercial dairy herd (the 'case herd') located in the province of Munster in Ireland.

Irish Veterinary Journal 2009, 62:526-532 (1 August 2009) Direct and indirect effects of johne's disease on farm and animal prod

The case study is an investigation of the effect of Johne's disease on production in the herd confirmed. The Munster region in the south west of Ireland is the country's premier dairy area: in 2006, 61% of dairy calves in Ireland were born in this province [5]. The study was conducted over 11 years (the 'study period') from 1994 (the year prior to the first JD clinical case on the farm) to 2004. Health and production data from all cows in milk during this period (the 'study animals') were considered. Irish Veterinary Journal 2009, 62:597-606 (1 September 2009) Prevalence and distribution of paratuberculosis (johne's disease) i. Welcome to JDRC. VOXY 27/11/09 New Johne's Disease Website Launched. A new website has been launched to link farmers with the latest information on the animal wasting Johne's disease.

VOXY 27/11/09 New Johne's Disease Website Launched

"The website (www.jdrc.co.nz) is the public face of the Johne's Disease Research Consortium which is developing tools to help farmers control the disease," says Consortium Chairman Dr Andrew MacPherson. "Each year the impact of Johne's disease on animal health and production is estimated to cost up to $88 million in New Zealand. "Our website provides farmers with up-to-date information about Johne's disease, and management practices for controlling the disease in New Zealand cattle, sheep and deer farming systems. " The website also tells farmers about the Consortium's research programme which aims to reduce the number of herds, and animals within herds, that are infected with Johne's disease. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. July 2001 Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosisin Veterinary Medicine. Interaction of Survival within macrophages is a hallmark of .

Clin. Microbiol. Rev. July 2001 Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosisin Veterinary Medicine

Recent evidence indicates that simultaneous intracellular multiplication and killing of occurs, reflecting an initial T-helper 1 (Th1) cellular immune response of the host ( 331 ). The nutritional and hormonal status of an animal may also influence its susceptibility to infections. Reduced dietary calcium (Ca 2+ ) protects beige mice from infections ( 276 ), but a corresponding increase in endogenous 1,25-(OH) 2 D 3 (vitamin D) levels reverses the beneficial effects of low Ca 2+ levels ( 276 , 278 ). Additionally, transient exposure of monocytes to growth hormone or prolactin enhances intracellular multiplication of in primary bovine monocytes ( 109 ). Because the levels of these hormones also fluctuate during parturition and lactation, it is possible that similar alterations in the hormonal milieu might also influence the intracellular multiplication of in bovine mononuclear phagocytes in vivo.

THE LANCET Vol 364 September 18, 2004 Culture of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis from the blood of patients with.