Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-24
Received: 19 June 2019
Accepted: 11 February 2020
First Online: 24 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Research & Development Committee at the VAMC Bronx NY (0720-06-038).
: Tissue was non-identifiable, accordingly no consent was necessary. Research & Development Committee at the VAMC Bronx NY (0720-06-038).
: Dr. Greenstein has three MAP related patents based on his published work in this field.Patents IssuedUS Patent # 7846,420: Issued: June 18, 2013. US Patent # 7,902,350: Issue Date March 8, 2011. US Patent # 8,507,251: Issue Date August 13, 2013.Dr. Sheldon T. Brown has the following potential Conflict of Interest.STB was a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA panel that issued the Report “Diagnosis and Control of Johne’s Disease.” ISBN 0-309-08611-6.LS, PSF & BG report no potential conflict of interest.