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Joh·ne's bacillus

n :  a bacillus of the genus Mycobacterium (M. paratuberculosis) that causes Johne's disease
 
Johne, Heinrich Albert (1839-1910),
German bacteriologist. Johne developed a method for staining bacterial capsules in 1894. He discovered Johne's bacillus in 1895.
 
 

 
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