Table 2.

Relationship between farms with or without a known history of Johne’s disease and the presence of rabbits from whichM. avium subsp. paratuberculosis was cultured or for which lesions were observed with or without acid-fast bacilli

Rabbit typeaNo. of farms with (+) or without (−) history of Johne’s disease
Culture+ and/or lesion+ 9211
Culture and lesion 5611
Culture+ 314
Culture 11718
Lesion+ and AFB+ 516
Lesion+ and AFB 9211
  • a Culture+, positive forM. avium subsp. paratuberculosis; AFB, acid-fast bacilli.