The Hybrid II assay: a sensitive and specific real-time hybridization assay for the diagnosis of Theileria parva infection in Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle.

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Corridor disease is an acute, fatal disease of cattle caused by buffalo-adapted Theileria parva. This is a nationally controlled disease in South Africa and strict control measures apply for the movement of buffalo, which includes mandatory testing for the presence of T. parva and other controlled diseases. Accurate diagnosis of the T. parva carrier state… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182011001454

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@article{Pienaar2011TheHI, title={The Hybrid II assay: a sensitive and specific real-time hybridization assay for the diagnosis of Theileria parva infection in Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle.}, author={R. de V. Pienaar and Fred T. Potgieter and Abdalla A. Latif and Oriel M. M. Thekisoe and Ben J. Mans}, journal={Parasitology}, year={2011}, volume={138 14}, pages={1935-44} }