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    • Detection of Mycobacterium bovis–infected dairy herds using PCR in bulk tank milk samples 

      Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Soutullo, Adriana; Garcia, Maria Ines; Marini, M. Rocío; Abdala, Alejandro Ariel; Tarabla, Hector Dante; Echaide, Susana T. de; Lopez, Marcela; Zervini, Elsa; Canal, Ana María; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Mary Ann Liebert Inc., 2012-02)
      Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a chronic and zoonotic disease due to Mycobacterium bovis. The tuberculosis eradication campaign carried out in Argentina has considerably improved the health situation of the herds. Here we ...
    • Use of touch-down polymerase chain reaction to enhance the sensitivity of Mycobacterium bovis detection 

      Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Meikle, Virginia; Bernardelli, Amelia; Abdala, Alejandro Ariel; Tarabla, Hector Dante; Romano, Maria Isabel; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Sage Publications, 2005-05)
      The confirmatory diagnosis of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) in animal samples is carried out by culture in Stonebrink media. However, culture is very slow because of the extremely long duplication time of the bacillus and ...