Testing for mastitis© Jonathan Page
A somatic cell counter (SCC) claiming 97.7% accuracy on cell count levels is the first on the market to include pathogen indication for two mastitis causes. Both Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus uberis can be identified by the Dairy Health Check Device, which can be installed on an iPod. The Canadian invention – validated by the University of Guelph – uses a pipette slide to load the reader with a milk sample. See also: Cows with mastitis have poorer fertility, study […]
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