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Equine Disease
Diagnostic assays for glanders
  1. James L. N. Wood and
  2. Andrew J. K. Conlan
  1. Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES
  1. e-mail: jlnw2{at}

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WE read with interest the paper on glanders test evaluation by Khan and others (2011) in Veterinary Record. Glanders is indeed an important and emerging zoonotic disease.

We feel, however, that the conclusions reached by the authors are incorrect and do not take into account the variability seen in all diagnostic assays, in particular, in relation …

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