A survey to determine the prevalence of Theileria spp. in beef cattle in the northern tablelands of New South Wales.

@article{Biddle2013AST,
  title={A survey to determine the prevalence of Theileria spp. in beef cattle in the northern tablelands of New South Wales.},
  author={Amanda Biddle and Shawn Eastwood and Kasama Kanpittaya and Paul Freeman and E Druce},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 10},
  pages={
          427-431
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the within and between herd prevalences for Theileria orientalis in beef herds in the eastern section of the New England Livestock Health and Pest Authority. DESIGN Stratified random survey. METHODS From each of 46 randomly selected beef cattle herds, 10 cattle were randomly selected and blood sampled. Packed cell volumes (PCV) were calculated and the number of Theileria organisms in blood smears was counted. Within-herd results were grouped into zero, low, medium or… CONTINUE READING

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