Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 2nd, 1998
Researcher J.R. Stabel and colleagues found that transmission of viable Mycobacterium paratuberculosis from animals to humans via pasteurized dairy products is unlikely.
Recent evidence suggests that the etiological agent of Crohn's disease, a severe inflammatory enteritis involving the terminal ileum, may be mycobacterial and could be M. paratuberculosis (Chiodini et al., J Clin Microbiol 1984;20:966-971 and McFadden et al., J Clin Microbiol 1992;30:3070-3073). Current concerns regarding a...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week