Sensitivity and specificity of PCR analysis and bacteriological culture of milk samples for identification of intramammary infections in dairy cows using latent class analysis.

@article{Nyman2016SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of PCR analysis and bacteriological culture of milk samples for identification of intramammary infections in dairy cows using latent class analysis.},
  author={Ann Nyman and Karin Persson Waller and Ulf Emanuelson and Jenny Fr{\"o}ssling},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={135},
  pages={123-131}
}
Real-time PCR analysis of milk samples is a fast method to identify intramammary infections (IMI) in dairy cows, and has the potential to be used for routine analysis of test milking composite milk samples. However, the results of the PCR analysis can be difficult to interpret. The objective of this study was to compare the sensitivity (Se) and specificity… CONTINUE READING