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Systematic literature review: Association between soil and clinical expression of Johne's disease

At the request of the SheepMeat Council of Australia (SCA), Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) commissioned a systematic literature review of the role of soil type in clinical expression of Johne's disease. The purpose of this report was to document the work that occurred to complete this project. The report describes the several parts of the project, namely: 

1. The systematic literature search that occurred 

2. A summary of soil Mptb research 

3. A summary of each relevant observational study identified as these provide the highest level of evidence available to support or refute associations 

4. A list of several hypothesised mechanisms published in the literature that seek to explain associations that have been perceived or observed. A description of potential biological mechanisms and assessment for plausibility based on published literature occurred   

5. A summary of major findings.


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708.6KB 13/12/2012


Contract No. Title Start date End date Funding type
Literature review on role of soil in OJD occurence
29/06/2012 17/10/2012

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