TITLE

KARVIŲ KLINIKINIO MASTITO GYDYMO EFEKTYVUMO TYRIMAI

AUTHOR(S)
Ramanauskienė, Jurgita; Sederevičius, Antanas; Aniulis, Eugenijus; Rudejevienė, Jūratė; Želvytė, Rasa; Monkevičienė, Ingrida; Laugalis, Jonas; Kabašinskienė, Aistė; Makauskas, Saulius; Savickis, Saulius
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Veterinarija ir Zootechnika;2008, Vol. 41 Issue 63, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Somatic cell count (SCC) is considered to be one of the main parameters to evaluate milk quality. Mastitis is defined as an inflammation of the udder and continues to be the most common cause of increased SCC. In order to identify causes of clinical mastitis the experiment at the Practical Training and Experimental Center of LVA was carried out. Twenty dairy cows were selected and divided by stratified random sampling to two equal groups 10 cows in each — control with 200-399×103/cm3 and experimental with 400-999×103/cm3. Milk samples were collected on the day 0 and after the experiment for determination of SCC (control group), SCC and bacterial infection (experimental group). After sensitivity test the experimental cows received intramammary infusion of antibiotics. According SCC 5, 14 and 21 days after treatment efficacy of therapy was evaluated. Examination of milk samples after antibiotic treatment revealed decresion of SCC by 19.58 % on day 5 (p<0.05), by 34.13 % on day 14 (p<0.001) and by 55.29 % on day 21 (p<0.001), respectively. The results showed that antibiotic treatment provided statistically significant efficiency in controlling clinical mastitis of dairy cows.
ACCESSION #
31748897

 

Related Articles

  • Survey of marbofloxacin susceptibility of bacteria isolated from cattle with respiratory disease and mastitis in Europe. Kroemer, S.; Galland, D.; Guérin-Faublée, V.; Giboin, H.; Woehrlé-Fontaine, F. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/14/2012, Vol. 170 Issue 2, following p53 

    A monitoring programme conducted in Europe since 1994 to survey the marbofloxacin susceptibility of bacterial pathogens isolated from cattle has established the susceptibility of bacterial strains isolated before any antibiotic treatment from bovine mastitis and bovine respiratory disease (BRD)...

  • Atividade do decocto de Achyrocline satureioides D.C. (Lam.) - Asteraceae ("macela") sobre bactérias padrões e isoladas em mastite bovina. Sperotto, Vitor da Rocha; Murari, Anelise Levay; Silva, Décio Adair Rebellatto da; Possenti, Cecília Gabriela Rubert; Wiest, José Maria; Avancini, César Augusto Marchionatti // Acta Scientiae Veterinariae;2012, Vol. 40 Issue 3, Special section p1 

    Background: Mastitis is economically considered the most important disease in dairy cattle. Reports on the increase of organisms that are resistant to antimicrobial drugs, as well as on the demand for sanitary inputs which can be used in organic and agroecological animal production models...

  • Prevalence and associations between bacterial isolates from dry mammary glands of dairy cows. Green, M.J.; Green, L.E.; Bradley, A.J.; Burton, P.R.; Schukken, Y.H.; Medley, G.F. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/15/2005, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p71 

    To assess the prevalence and patterns of bacterial isolates, cultures were made from the dry mammary glands of dairy cows in six commercial dairy herds in the UK. Milk samples were taken from all four quarters of 480 cows at drying off and at weekly intervals from 14 days before to seven days...

  • In vitro activity of 10 antimicrobial agents against bacteria isolated from cows with clinical mastitis. Guérin-Faublée, V.; Carret, G.; Houffschmitt, P. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/12/2003, Vol. 152 Issue 15, p466 

    The susceptibility of 495 strains of bacteria, recently isolated in France from cows with clinical mastitis, to 10 antimicrobial agents — penicillin G, cloxacillin, oxacillin, cephalexin, cefazolin, cephapirin, cefquinome, neomycin, ampicillin and colistin — was determined by...

  • CATTLE.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/26/2008, Vol. 162 Issue 17, p537 

    The article reports the discovery of antibody alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 in an Aberdeen Angus cross cow. The virus can cause a malignant catarrhal fever. A further study on the cows that it has not responded to antimicrobials and developed multiple patches of oedema of the skin. An imporvement in...

  • Be smart when selecting antimicrobials. Scruggs, Daniel // Farmer;Nov2011, Vol. 129 Issue 11, pBP13 

    The article provides insights on the selection of antimicrobials for cattles.

  • Revised guidelines on responsible use of antimicrobials in cattle production.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/15/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p162 

    The article offers information on the revised guidelines for farmers and veterinarians from the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance in 2015 which highlight the "four golden rules on disease control" including biosecurity, avoidance of stress, good hygiene and good nutrition.

  • Clinical forum: the role of dry cow therapy in the modern dairy herd. Breen, James; Bradley, Andrew; May, Bill; Anscombe, Jane; Brearley, Ben; Elkins, Phil // Livestock (Electronic);Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p262 

    Antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) is a crucial component for the control of contagious mastitis pathogens as part of a herd's mastitis control policy and recent research has again highlighted the excellent cure rates achieved with ADCT, despite 'apparent' cure rates across the dry period...

  • Linum usitatissimum (linseed/flaxseed) fixed oil: antimicrobial activity and efficacy in bovine mastitis. Kaithwas, Gaurav; Mukerjee, Alok; Kumar, P.; Majumdar, Dipak K. // Inflammopharmacology;Feb2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p45 

    Purpose: In vitro antimicrobial activity and in vivo therapeutic efficacy of L. usitatissimum (linseed/flaxseed) fixed oil in bovine mastitis were investigated. Method: In vitro antimicrobial activity of L. usitatissimum fixed oil was evaluated against a number of microorganisms by disc...

  • Summer mastitis.  // Irish Farmers Monthly;Sep2007, p37 

    The article provides information about summer mastitis in Ireland. According to the author, the acute mastitis that afflicts non-lactating cattle has the potential to cause serious financial and even animal losses. In the early stages, the infection is recognized by a gradual enlargement of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics