Comparison of Tuberculin Skin Test , IFN-γ Assay , Real Time PCR and Lateral Flow Rapid Test in Diagnosis of Field Outbreaks of Bovine Tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Ien2015ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of Tuberculin Skin Test , IFN-γ Assay , Real Time PCR and Lateral Flow Rapid Test in Diagnosis of Field Outbreaks of Bovine Tuberculosis},
  author={Hasan Içen and Nevin Tuzcu and Aynur Simşek and Simten Yesilmen and Akın KOÇHAN and Ibrahim Yildirim and Adil ALAN},
  year={2015}
}
Bovine tuberculosis is an important zoonotic disease transmitted by direct contact, respiratory pathway, ingestion of unpasteurised milk and milk product, raw or undercooked meat. Tuberculosis can be difficult to diagnose based only on the clinical signs. Tuberculosis is usually diagnosed in the field with the tuberculin skin test. Sputum and other body fluids may be collected for microbiological examination. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods have also been described. Diagnostic blood… CONTINUE READING