Abortions, premature births, stillbirths, retained placentas, metritis, infertility... Q fever is a zoonosis that negatively impacts health and performance of herds. These symptoms are not specific to Q fever. This clinical diagnosis needs to be validated by laboratory analysis.
One of the relevant analyzes in dairy cattle and goat herds is PCR on milk. The Qtest offers many advantages to easily detect Q fever circulation in dairy farms:
- Simple: the milk sample can be sent to the laboratory in a simple envelope, without refrigeration;
- Reliable: FTA blotting paper guarantees bacterial DNA stability for one month, at room temperature, reducing the risk of false negatives;
- Instantaneous: the instantaneous inactivation of the pathogen avoid risks for the laboratory technicians.