Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis. The 7ICP was held in Bilbao, Spain June 11-14, 2002. The meeting had 273 participants from 31 countries. The Proceedings of the 7ICP summarizes research presented at the meeting in the form of 98 oral and 114 poster presentations. The 554 page books is now available for purchase from the website of the International Association for Paratuberculosis.