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Impact of decontaminant and microbiological media on Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis

Effect of decontamination on the recovery of Map

Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (Map) has aetiological significance in Crohn’s disease of humans, and chronic intestinal disease in domestic and wild ruminants. This opportunistic pathogen can proliferate inside its host, whilst restricted to grow in the environment.