The interferon-gamma field trial: Background, principles and progress

M. Vordermeier*, A. Goodchild, R. Clifton-Hadley, R. de la Rua

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Since November 2002, the State Veterinary Service and the Veterinary Laboratories Agency have been conducting a field trial to assess the interferon-gamma test as an ancillary parallel test to the tuberculin skin test in herds with confirmed tuberculosis breakdowns. Here, Martin Vordermeier, Tony Goodchild, Richard Clifton-Hadley and Ricardo de la Rua describe the background to the trial, discuss the principle of the test and provide an update of progress so far.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-38
Number of pages2
JournalVeterinary Record
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2004


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