Antibodies against Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in Cattle of Indore District in Madhya Pradesh

S.D. Audarya, M. Singh, K.K. Chaubey, S. Gupta, R. Sikrodia, D. Chhabra, R. Gangil, S. Matoli, R. Sharda, S.V. Singh
2022 Indian Journal of Animal Research  
Paratuberculosis or Johne's disease in domestic livestock population is caused by the bacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. The disease in cattle is characterized by chronic granulomatous enteritis leading to diarrhoea (intermittent or continuous) followed by weakness and emaciation in the affected animals. This research aimed to test cattle population, serologically, for detecting level of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection. Methods: In the present
more » ... udy, a total of 180 serum samples from individual cattle of Indore district in Madhya Pradesh tested in a serological test, indigenous enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies against Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Result: A total of 49 cattle (27.2%) were found positive in the test for the bio-presence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection.
doi:10.18805/ijar.b-4773 fatcat:tqij5kxpfndlbk5eotb552riam