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Investigation of the Thermal Death of Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis at Pasteurisation Temperatures - FS1036

A study will be carried out to investigate the apparent 'tailing' that occurs when MParaTB is subjectyed to pasteurisation temperatures in cow's milk. In addition, further work will be carried out on the effect of clumping of the organism during heat treatment and comparisons of human and animal strains of the organism in relation to the heat resistance.
To carry out further investigations into the effect of milk pasteurisation processing on Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 1995

Cost: £42,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Dept of Agriculture, N.Ireland