Nanotech test detects mastitis earlier

Nanotech test detects mastitis earlier

New technology detects early stages of subclinical mastitis in dairy cattle.

KANSAS State University-developed technology that detects the early stages of subclinical mastitis in dairy cattle may help U.S. dairy producers save some of the billions of dollars lost to the disease each year.

Deryl Troyer, Kansas State professor of anatomy and physiology, is leading a project with Stefan Bossmann, professor of chemistry, that uses nanotechnology to positively identify mastitis in dairy cattle earlier and at a lower cost than cu

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