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Recovery of Brucella abortus in culture from a 5 ml sample of bovine blood
  1. C Waring-Green and
  2. FL Dawson


Calvings in a herd infected by Brucella abortus were monitored by cultural examination of milk and mucus and by serological and cultural examination of 5 ml samples of the blood. Out of 129 samples from which culture of B abortus was attempted, only one yielded a positive result.

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