Los Alamos National Laboratory

New rapid cow-side test could corral bovine TB

· April 18, 2017

Ranchers could soon be spared from costly TB quarantines and culling thanks to a research breakthrough allowing the first direct, empirical, blood-based, cow-side test for diagnosing bovine TB (tuberculosis). “We have adapted an assay originally developed for human TB to bovine TB, a particular challenge because the bovine disease is caused by a different species […]

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