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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.
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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). This content is for M²-DIGITAL, M²-PREMIUM, M²-INSTITUTIONAL & NMC members only. Log in if you have a valid subscription and continue your reading Or Join us today (subscribe) and get instant premium accessRead more

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NMC

National Mastitis Council Teat Condition Portfolio

Q. What is the Teat Condition Portfolio? The Teat Condition Portfolio is a “cowside” tool available to all National Mastitis Council (NMC) members that provides quicker assessment of environmental, infectious and milking machine-induced teat conditions by being able to compare conditions cowside. Faster assessment will lead to earlier application ofRead more

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Focus

Practical ways to control contagious mastitis [Longread]

Contagious mastitis mainly causes subclinical infection resulting in raised somatic cell counts. Cell counts are measured in hundreds of thousands and a cell count of 200,000/ml is commonly referred to as 200. High cell counts are undesirable as they have significant negative effects on milk quality, shelf life and manufacturingRead more

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Clean housing conditions are crucial to the success of selective dry cow therapy programs - © Melanie Epp
Management

German dairy research center proves selective dry cow therapy is possible

Until recently, blanket dry cow therapy was standard practice This content is for M²-DIGITAL, M²-PREMIUM, M²-INSTITUTIONAL & NMC members only. Log in if you have a valid subscription and continue your reading Or Join us today (subscribe) and get instant premium access to posts and all flipbooks   Subscribe toRead more

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