Author : M. Ahmed, I.

Serodiagnosis of Johne's disease by indirect ELISA in ovine

I. M. Ahmed

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2010, Volume 24, Issue 1, Pages 41-43
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2010.5576

The study included collection of 92 serum samples from local Awasii breed in Mosul and Karakosh regions, some of them show clinical signs for John's disease, all samples were assayed using indirect Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) to detect antibodies against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map). The results showed that 7/92 (7.6%) samples were positive for antibodies against (Map), and 7/89 (7.9%) were positive in female and 0/3 (0%) in male.