Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 47 issue 4 (august 2013) : 356-359


Surya Sankar*, G. Krishnan Nair, M. Mini, M.Hiron Harshan
1Department of Veterinary Microbiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Thrissur - 680 651, India
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Cite article:- Sankar* Surya, Nair Krishnan G., Mini M., Harshan M.Hiron (2024). DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A LATEX AGGLUTINATION TEST FOR THE DETECTION OF MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM ANTIBODIES IN CHICKEN SERA. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 47(4): 356-359. doi: .
A rapid whole cell protein antigen (iron restricted Mycoplasma gallisepticum) based latex agglutination test (LAT) was developed to detect the presence of anti- Mycoplasma gallisepticum antibodies in the sera of poultry affected with mycoplasmosis. The test was found to be sensitive, specific and accurate in comparison with Haemagglutination Inhibition (HI) test. The rapidity, simplicity and economics of the LAT were found to fulfill the requirements of a screening test for Mycoplasma gallisepticum antibodies.
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