Diagnosis of paratuberculosis

Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 1996 Jul;12(2):357-71. doi: 10.1016/s0749-0720(15)30411-4.

Abstract

The currently available and accurate diagnostic tests for paratuberculosis are reviewed. Technical issues concerning test performance are briefly mentioned and the advantages, disadvantages, and comparative accuracy are described. The article concludes with recommendations on which tests to use in eight different situations requiring laboratory diagnostics for paratuberculosis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Antibodies, Bacterial / blood
  • Antibodies, Bacterial / immunology
  • Cattle
  • Cattle Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Cattle Diseases / epidemiology
  • Cattle Diseases / immunology
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine / methods
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine / veterinary*
  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay / veterinary
  • Immunity, Cellular
  • Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis / genetics
  • Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis / immunology
  • Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis / isolation & purification
  • Paratuberculosis / diagnosis*
  • Paratuberculosis / epidemiology
  • Paratuberculosis / immunology
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prevalence
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

Substances

  • Antibodies, Bacterial