Development and validation of real-time PCR methods for diagnosis of Teladorsagia circumcincta and Haemonchus contortus in sheep.

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Parasitic gastroenteritis, a disease caused by parasitic nematodes, is of major concern to the sheep industry and threatens sustainability. Traditional methods for diagnosis of the type and level of infection in a sheep flock require laborious laboratory extraction, culture and microscopic examination of eggs or larvae from faecal samples. Advances in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2009.08.017

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@article{Learmount2009DevelopmentAV, title={Development and validation of real-time PCR methods for diagnosis of Teladorsagia circumcincta and Haemonchus contortus in sheep.}, author={Jane Learmount and Chris M Conyers and Hez Hird and Colin Morgan and Barbara H Craig and Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna and Mike Taylor}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2009}, volume={166 3-4}, pages={268-74} }