Portable test spots foot and mouth fast

时间:2019-03-07 07:17:16166网络整理admin

By Andy Coghlan IT’S just what vets in Britain have been praying for—a portable test that can tell them within an hour if an animal has foot and mouth disease. Developed in the US, the test is being evaluated in Britain this week. If it works, it could greatly speed up the vital task of identifying infected animals. It would be especially valuable for sheep, in which the symptoms are very hard to spot. At present,