Heaf Test a version of cattle TB test

Proud, Andrew J.
August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p62
Trade Publication
The author comments on the misconception regarding the Heaf Test for cattle. The author explains that the tuberculin test detects an immune response and not clinical disease. The author offers information on human reactors and bovine reactors to the Heaf Test. The author comments on the need to slaughter several hundred reactors to prevent each case of animal disease.


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