Detection of cows carrying a persistently BVDV (pestivirus) infected foetus

The Detection of cows carrying a persistently BVDV (pestivirus) infected foetus project developed a testing protocol, based on antibody-detection in the dam that can differentiate the PI-carrying dam from her non-PI carrying counterparts.  For more information please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.AHE.2014) (PDF, 1.2 MB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 15 November 2012 to 20 January 2014

Contact: Sasha R. Lanyon and Michael P. Reichel

Collaborator:  University of Adelaide