ELISA tests for antibodies in experimental bovine tuberculosis.

  title={ELISA tests for antibodies in experimental bovine tuberculosis.},
  author={Jason Hanna and S. D. Neill and Jennifer J O'Brien},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={31 2-3},
It was shown that 10(4) cfu of a field isolate of Mycobacterium bovis caused illness in five experimentally infected calves; one of these died. One of three contact calves also became clinically infected. Considerable variation in the humoral response of the affected animals was demonstrated by ELISAs using purified protein derivative (PPD) and phosphatide antigens. The inoculation of antigens used in the comparative tuberculin skin test significantly enhanced the level of PPD antibodies in the… CONTINUE READING
11 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…