Use of multiplexed tandem PCR to estimate the prevalence and intensity of Theileria orientalis infections in cattle
Piyumali K Perera, Robin B Gasser, Elizabeth Read, Jakob Malmo, Nguyen Hanh, Simon Nyein, Allan Cheng, Aaron R Jex, Grant Rawlin, Terence W Spithill, Abdul Jabbar
Infection, Genetics and Evolution | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2015
This project was partially supported by the Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), the Victorian Cattle Compensation Fund, the Department of Environment and Primary Industries of Victoria, a Collaborative Research Grant (the University of Melbourne) (A.Ja.) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) (R.B.G. et al.). Funding from the CASS Foundation and The Ian Potter Foundation is also gratefully acknowledged (A.Ja.). P.P. is a grateful recipient of the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) through The University of Melbourne. We thank all the veterinary practitioners and dairy farmers who assisted by collecting blood samples.