An automated, multiplex-tandem PCR platform for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal nematode infections in cattle: An Australian-European validation study
Florian Roeber, Ebrahim Bani Hassan, Philip Skuce, Alison Morrison, Edwin Claerebout, Stijn Casaert, David R Homer, Simon Fireston, Mark Stevenson, Lee Smith, John Larsen
Veterinary Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2017
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This study was funded by Merial Animal Health. The authors would like to acknowledge the financial support of the Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) to PS & AAM, Moredun Research Institute. SMF is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award. Aspects of this research were conducted on the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative's Peak Computing Facility at the University of Melbourne, an initiative of the Victorian Government, Australia. The authors would also like to thank Emeritus Professor Ian Beveridge and Dr. Norman Anderson for their constructive comments regarding the prevalence of different parasite species in Australia. Supply of nematode eggs and larvae through VHR laboratory is gratefully acknowledged.