An exciting new paper published in the last few weeks highlights that many people, even those without clinical signs of disease, are infected with MAP. This adds weight to the argument that MAP is a zoonotic pathogen with a latent state like other mycobacterium such as tuberculosis. MAP is a risk to everyone and there is an urgent need for effective testing and treatment.

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On deaf ears, Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis in pathogenesis Crohn’s and other diseases