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New test is a positive step in tackling bTB

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A new blood test that’s helping vets tackle bovine TB on persistently-infected farms can now be used in exceptional cases in England, according to a APHA private use protocol.

Actiphage is a ‘highly specific and sensitive’ test that offers a promising new approach to controlling infection and is a significant step forward in helping to improve disease management.

It detects live mycobacteria in blood or milk within a few hours. It can …

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