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The acute phase proteins haptoglobin (Hp) and serum amyloid-A (SAA) are increased in the blood of cattle with infectious or inflammatory diseases. As it is important to identify such cattle at meat inspection, a study was undertaken to compare the levels of Hp and SAA in blood samples from cattle...
Recovery of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in a fecal suspension that experimentally contaminated onto lettuce leaves was investigated. Material recovered from the lettuce samples by washing in detergent solutions were concentrated by filtration using the Envirochek Sampling Capsule. Oocysts were...