California mastitis test


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California mastitis test

an indirect test for bovine mastitis based on the presence of a high leukocyte count in mastitic milk. The test can be used in the milking shed or in the laboratory and as a test for individual quarters, or cows, or as a herd test. There is a good correlation between the results obtained and the actual leukocyte count and with the productivity of the quarter. It has faded in importance with the introduction of milk cell counts carried out electronically on automated equipment. See also brabant mastitis test.
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Five year study of a California mastitis test on a commercial dairy herd.
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