Milk as a diagnostic sample for a commercially available ELISA to identify bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) antibodies in dairy herds.

@article{Lanyon2014MilkAA,
  title={Milk as a diagnostic sample for a commercially available ELISA to identify bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) antibodies in dairy herds.},
  author={S R Lanyon and Roger M. McCoy and Eva Bergman and Michael P Reichel},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={92 7},
  pages={269-73}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to evaluate a commercially available ELISA for the detection of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV)-specific antibodies in individual milk compared with individual serum samples, and in bulk milk samples compared with within-herd antibody prevalence and bulk milk quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) results. METHODS Paired individual serum and individual milk samples were collected from 125 lactating cows and tested by… CONTINUE READING