Definition of Johne's disease

1. Noun. A chronic, contagious and often fatal disease of cattle, sheep and goats, caused by the intestinal bacterium ''Mycobacterium paratuberculosis'', characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract ¹



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Medical Definition of Johne's disease

1. A disease occurring in cattle and sheep, usually manifested by thickening of the wall of the intestine, particularly of the ileum; caused by infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Synonym: chronic dysentery of cattle, paratuberculosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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