Developing Control Programmes for Infectious Diseases in Goats

  • Súarez Nadson
Keywords: Goat, infectious disease, ELISA, Brucellosis


Caprine Johne’s diseases (CJD) and Caprine Brucellosis (CB) are not only economically important
diseases of animals leading to production losses but are also zoonotic in nature and have public health
significance. Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), the cause of CJD has wide host range
and infects animals like cattle, buffaloes, goats, sheep, pigs, deer, rabbit, primates and human beings.