Evaluation of a composite method for counting helminth eggs in cattle faeces.

@article{Ward1997EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a composite method for counting helminth eggs in cattle faeces.},
  author={Michael P Ward and M Lyndal-Murphy and F C Baldock},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1997},
  volume={73 1-2},
  pages={
          181-7
        }
}
Data from a cattle helminth monitoring service operated in Queensland, Australia were used to evaluate a composite faecal egg counting method using the modified McMaster technique. The composite method was compared with the standard method of performing egg counts on each individual faecal sample per submission. No significant (P > 0.05) difference was detected in the egg count results provided by the composite and standard methods. An excellent level of agreement (kappa statistic = 0.86… CONTINUE READING

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