Pooled polymerase chain reaction to detect Tritrichomonas foetus in beef bulls.

@article{Kennedy2008PooledPC,
  title={Pooled polymerase chain reaction to detect Tritrichomonas foetus in beef bulls.},
  author={James A Kennedy and Dayla Pearl and Linda Tomky and Jane Carman},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={97-9}
}
Preputial scraping samples from 305 mixed breed beef bulls were examined for the detection of Tritrichomonas foetus infection. All samples were collected by veterinarians and transported in commercial media to an accredited lab. Upon arrival samples underwent microscopic examination for the presence of Tritrichomonas foetus and were then incubated until 5 days postcollection before final microscopic examination. Culture detected 14 samples with Trichomonad spp.; all were confirmed to be… CONTINUE READING