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2,3) Globulin cross reaction has been reported in samples from clinically ill dogs, (11) and cross reaction of BCG with beta globulin transferrin has been reported in rats.
When this happens, a person can develop a lifelong sensitivity to PPD and an allergy can cause a cross reaction to other compounds, including certain medications.
More tests will be carried out to confirm that the cattle were infected with the brucella bacteria because initial results could show a cross reaction to the test itself.