Several assay models are used to evaluate novel therapeutic approaches. Here, bovine mammary gland epithelial cells are cultured and used to study the interactions of bacteria with host cells. Promising therapies are subsequently evaluated in a mouse mastitis model and ultimately by means of experimental infections in cows.

Novel control and treatment approaches for Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infections [Longread]

Bovine mastitis is an inflammation of the udder, which most often results from an intramammary infection (IMI).

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