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Johnes and Crohns Disease
 
What if the cow has an infection? <ul><li>Johne’s disease is not diagnosable until symptoms start showing and by than it i...
What are the symptoms?  <ul><li>Diarrhea  </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of appetite </li></ul><ul><li>In...
Importance <ul><li>Cows that get Johne’s disease also spread Johne’s disease! </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers cannot tell that a...
Research <ul><li>Looking for a way to diagnose Johne’s disease so that it can be prevented, early diagnosed, or vaccinated...
So, What about the milk? <ul><li>Disease Steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cow milked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Half of a year...
Why do we care? <ul><li>Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease just like Johne’s disease </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers...
How Could They be Linked? <ul><li>Visually </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The intestines look similar in that of the infected cow a...
How can this happen? <ul><li>Infected cow gets milked </li></ul><ul><li>Mycobacterium goes into milk </li></ul><ul><li>Hum...
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  1. 1. Johnes and Crohns Disease
  2. 3. What if the cow has an infection? <ul><li>Johne’s disease is not diagnosable until symptoms start showing and by than it is too late for the cow. </li></ul><ul><li>In cattle, the disease does not start to show symptoms until the cow is about 2 years of age or older. </li></ul>
  3. 4. What are the symptoms? <ul><li>Diarrhea </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of appetite </li></ul><ul><li>Inflammation in the intestines </li></ul>
  4. 5. Importance <ul><li>Cows that get Johne’s disease also spread Johne’s disease! </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers cannot tell that a cow has Johne’s until it is too late. </li></ul><ul><li>In this time the cow has been infecting others </li></ul><ul><li>Cause = Unknown </li></ul><ul><li>Cure = Unknown </li></ul>
  5. 6. Research <ul><li>Looking for a way to diagnose Johne’s disease so that it can be prevented, early diagnosed, or vaccinated for </li></ul><ul><li>Found that a mycobacterium in the intestines may be the cause </li></ul><ul><li>At this point in time, there are no conclusive results for any research </li></ul>
  6. 7. So, What about the milk? <ul><li>Disease Steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cow milked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Half of a year or more before symptoms are shown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mycobacterium getting into milk? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Why do we care? <ul><li>Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease just like Johne’s disease </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers believe that Crohn’s disease could be linked to Johne’s disease </li></ul>
  8. 9. How Could They be Linked? <ul><li>Visually </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The intestines look similar in that of the infected cow and the infected human </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physically </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The mycobacterium that is causing Johne’s disease is found in Crohn’s disease patients </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. How can this happen? <ul><li>Infected cow gets milked </li></ul><ul><li>Mycobacterium goes into milk </li></ul><ul><li>Humans consume the infected milk </li></ul><ul><li>The mycobacterium goes into their bodies </li></ul>
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