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On-farm milk progesterone tests.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3403763     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Results from milk progesterone assays can provide ovarian information, making it possible to monitor the reproductive status of the cow. Rapid, simple, and accurate on-farm milk progesterone tests are commercially available. Procedures for performing milk progesterone tests are specific for each test; however, principles of testing are similar. On-farm tests are designed to determine the relative progesterone concentration ("high" or "low") rather than obtaining a precise concentration. Evaluation of results is based on either a color or agglutination reaction with comparison to known standards. Potential uses of progesterone testing in a reproductive management program are: 1) identifying errors in detection of estrus, 2) predicting time of estrus, 3) assisting in pregnancy diagnosis, 4) differentiating types of ovarian cysts, and 5) evaluating response to endocrine therapy.
Authors:
R L Nebel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dairy science     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0022-0302     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dairy Sci.     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-19     Completed Date:  1988-09-19     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985126R     Medline TA:  J Dairy Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1682-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Husbandry / methods*
Animals
Cattle / physiology*
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Female
Milk / analysis*
Progesterone / analysis*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
57-83-0/Progesterone

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