Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle.

@article{SalimiBejestani2008EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle.},
  author={Mohammad Reza Salimi-Bejestani and Peter Cripps and Diana J L Williams},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 4},
  pages={
          109-11
        }
}
An elisa with a diagnostic sensitivity of 98 per cent and specificity of 96 per cent was evaluated as a means of assessing the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle. A total of 294 blood samples were collected from infected cattle at a local abattoir, and the level of infection in each animal was assessed on the basis of the extent of liver pathology and the presence of flukes; 120 blood samples were also collected from uninfected cattle kept on a farm known to be free of F… CONTINUE READING

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