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Considering a Pullorum home test kit.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Canieldonrad, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Canieldonrad

    Canieldonrad Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2013
    Dry Ridge, KY
    I am considering a Pullorum antigen kit to test my birds before an NPIP test in the Spring, just to make sure I am safe before the testing. I do not have reason to believe that my birds have Pullorum, but its always a good measure to take. I am also considering the addition of non-NPIP birds to my flock before the testing. So I wanted to make sure they were safe before going further.

    My concern, however, is over the efficacy of the test. I was wondering if the test gives an accurate reading. Is it prone to false negative/positives?

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