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Cattle health
Role for colostrum and whey in testing for bovine TB and Johne's disease?
  1. Peter D. Cockcroft,
  2. Caitlin Jenvey and
  3. Michael P. Reichel
  1. School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus, Roseworthy, South Australia 5371, Australia
  1. e-mail: peter.cockcroft{at}

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RECENT articles on the epidemiology of bovine TB in Great Britain have highlighted and restated the need for diagnostic tests in cattle with high diagnostic sensitivity and specificity to accurately identify the true health status of individual animals (Brooks-Pollock and others 2014, McDonald 2014). It is well recognised that the development of such a test would make an important contribution towards the control of bovine TB and may …

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