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Research Article

Comparison of a Flow Assay for Brucellosis Antibodies with the Reference cELISA Test in West African Bos indicus

  • Barend M. deC. Bronsvoort mail,

    mark.bronsvoort@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom

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  • Bronwyn Koterwas,

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom

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  • Fiona Land,

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom

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  • Ian G. Handel,

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom

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  • James Tucker,

    Affiliation: Department of Bacterial Diseases, FAO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Brucellosis, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Weybridge, Surrey, United Kingdom

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  • Kenton L. Morgan,

    Affiliation: Department Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Neston, Wirral, United Kingdom

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  • Vincent N. Tanya,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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  • Theresia H. Abdoel,

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute / Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Henk L. Smits

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute / Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: April 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005221

About the Authors

Barend M. deC. Bronsvoort, Bronwyn Koterwas, Fiona Land, Ian G. Handel
Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Theresia H. Abdoel, Henk L. Smits
KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute / Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
James Tucker
Department of Bacterial Diseases, FAO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Brucellosis, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Weybridge, Surrey, United Kingdom
Kenton L. Morgan
Department Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Neston, Wirral, United Kingdom
Vincent N. Tanya
Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Corresponding Author

Email: mark.bronsvoort@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BB KM VNT HS. Performed the experiments: BB BK FL JT TA. Analyzed the data: BB BK IH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JT TA HS. Wrote the paper: BB BK JT KM VNT HS.