Definitions for Johnes disease
A chronic, contagious and often fatal disease of cattle, sheep and goats, caused by the intestinal bacterium Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract
Origin: For Dr. H.A.Johne, German pathologist
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