Mastitis in Dairy Cows, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice

Mastitis in Dairy Cows, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice

by Pamela L. Ruegg


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Mastitis in Dairy Cows, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice by Pamela L. Ruegg

Current, important information on mastitis for all food animal practitioners! Topics will include new perspectives in mastitis control, treatment of clinical mastitis, antimicrobial resistance in mastitis pathogens, the role of diagnostic microbiology in mastitis control programs, update on control of Staph aureus and Strep ag, epidemiology and control of mycoplasma mastitis, managing environmental mastitis, mastitis vaccine strategies, using mastitis records and somatic cell count data, the role of the milking machine in mastitis control, stray voltage and milk quality, communicating and implementing udder health programs, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455739547
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/11/2012
Series: Clinics: Veterinary Medicine Series
Pages: 149
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Department of Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Table of Contents

Preface: Mastitis in Dairy Cows Pamela L. Ruegg xi

New Perspectives in Udder Health Management Pamela L. Ruegg 149

Antimicrobial Resistance of Mastitis Pathogens Stephen P. Oliver Shelton E. Murinda 165

The Role of Diagnostic Microbiology in Mastitis Control Programs Allan M. Britten 187

Update on Control of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus agalactiae for Management of Mastitis Greg Keefe 203

Managing Environmental Mastitis Joe Hogan K. Larry Smith 217

Mycoplasma Mastitis Causes, Transmission, and Control Lawrence K. Fox 225

The "Other" Gram-Negative Bacteria in Mastitis: Klebsiella, Serratia, and More Ynte Schukken Matt Chuff Paolo Moroni Abhijit Gurjar Carlos Santisteban Frank Welcome Ruth Zadoks 239

Vaccination Strategies for Mastitis R.J. Erskine 257

Treatment of Clinical Mastitis Jerry R. Roberson 271

Assessment and Management of Pain in Dairy Cows with Clinical Mastitis Kenneth E. Leslie Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe 289

The Role of the Milking Machine in Mastitis Control Graeme A. Mein 307

Stray Voltage and Milk Quality: A Review Douglas J. Reinemann 321

Using Mastitis Records and Somatic Cell Count Data David A. Rhoda José C.F. Pantoja 347

The Role of Communication in Improving Udder Health Jolanda Jansen Theo J.G.M. Lam 363

Index 381

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