29th June 2018
Minette Batters, NFU President visited the Agri-Tech East Innovation Hub at the Royal Norfolk Show. This provided a good opportunity for us to discuss with her our new test for Johne's Disease and Bovine TB in both blood and milk. As a livestock farmer she appreciated the value of a rapid response.
27th June 2018
Potential for PBD Biotech's new Actiphage technology, for mycobacterial diseases like bovine TB and Johne’s Disease, attracting international interest.
30th May 2018
PBD Biotech's rapid test for tuberculosis attracted an innovation award at the Ag-in-Motion Expo in Saskatoon last year, now the company has be selected for Innovate UK trade mission to Canada.
21st May 2018
Government publishes protocol permitting 'exceptional private use' of Actiphage 6-hour test on TB stricken herds in England.
11th April 2018
New research shows phage-based test is able to rapidly identify low levels of live mycobacteria in pasteurised milk
19th February 2018
Improved diagnostic tests and acceleration of interventions such as cattle vaccination to better manage bovine TB are to be reviewed by a Defra Review led by Professor Sir Charles Godfray