Milk ring test from lab to field: A surveillance strategy for states under brucellosis control program


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  • R SHOME Principal Scientist, National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 064 India
  • M NAGALINGAM Scientist, National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 064 India
  • B R SHOME Principal Scientist, National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 064 India
  • JYOTI MISRI Principal Scientist (AH), Division of Animal Science, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi
  • B S PADMASHREE Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 064 India
  • A KAMAL Director, NPRE. National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 064 India
  • R G BAMBAL Assistant Commissioner (LH),GOI, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi
  • H RAHMAN Assistant Commissioner (LH),GOI, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i10.52386

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Brucellosis, Control program, ELISA, Milk, MRT

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2015-10-07

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SHOME, R., NAGALINGAM, M., SHOME, B. R., MISRI, J., PADMASHREE, B. S., KAMAL, A., BAMBAL, R. G., & RAHMAN, H. (2015). Milk ring test from lab to field: A surveillance strategy for states under brucellosis control program. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85(10), 1077–1080. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i10.52386
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