A vet gives a TB test to a cow in a crush© David Hartley/REX/Shutterstock
A bovine tuberculosis test claiming to give rapid and highly accurate results in just six hours is set to hit the UK cattle industry. Research kits for the test, which detects bacteria in blood and milk directly, will be available at the end of November, said manufacturer PBD Biotech. Results from the test, Actiphage TB, are more specific due to detecting bacteria rather than the current skin test that uses the animal’s immune response, taking three days. The phage test […]
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