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  • President's Address
  • 42nd Annual Meeting (2003)

    January 26, 2003 12:00 AM - January 29, 2003 12:00 AM

    President's Address

    President's Address: A Year in Review

    • Stephen Nickerson, NMC President, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

    Papers Presented at the NMC Pre-Conference Symposium

    Background to Dry Cow Therapy: What, Where, Why - Is It Still Relevant?

    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Mastitis Control and Dry Cow Therapy in the Nordic Countries

    • Torkel Ekman, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden

    Recent Evaluations of Dry Cow Strategies

    • Elizabeth Berry, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom

    Economic Aspects of Dry Cow Therapy

    • Henk Hogeveen, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

    New Opportunities In Dry Cow Therapy

    • Bill Meaney, Teagasc Research Centre, Moorepark, Ireland

    Papers Presented at the NMC General Sessions

    Quality - More Than Something to Talk About (paper not included in proceedings)

    • Wayne Matzke, Grande Cheese Co., Brownsville, WI

    Streptococcus uberis -- Environmental or Contagious Pathogen?

    • Ruth Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

    The Effect of Management Style on Udder Health

    • Herman Barkema, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

    Useful Ideas and Principles for the Implementation of Reinforcement Programs to Keep Milkers Motivated

    • Fernando Cavazos, ABS Mexico, Saltillo, Mexico

    Measuring Stimulation's Effect with Milk Flow Curves

    • Jodi Wallace, Bureau Veterinaire Mirabel, St. Benoit, Mirabel, Quebec

    Measuring Effectiveness of Teat Preparation

    • Scott Burnett, Ecolab, St. Paul, MN

    Milking Machine Research: Past, Present, and Future

    • Doug Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

    Effects of Milking on Teat-End Hyperkeratosis: 1. Mechanical Forces Applied by the Teatcup Liner and Responses of the Teat

    • Graeme Mein, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

    Troubleshooting Herds with Poor Teat Condition

    • David Reid, Rocky Ridge Veterinary Services, Hazel Green, WI

    Assessing the Scale of Teat-End Problems and Their Likely Causes

    • Ian Ohnstad, ADAS, Dorchester, United Kingdom

    Effectiveness of an Internal Teat Sealant in the Prevention of New Intramammary Infections During the Dry and Early Lactation Periods in Dairy Cows When Used with an Intramammary Antibiotic

    • Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

    Bacterial Concentrations and Sand Usage in Free Stall Barns Bedded with Fresh or Recycled Sand

    • John Bernard, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA

    Environmental Streptococcal Mastitis: Facts, Fables, and Fallacies

    • Joe Hogan, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

    Environmental Management and Milk Quality

    • Hank Spencer, Monsanto Dairy Business, Marshfield, WI

    Photoperiod and Immune Function in Dry Cows

    • Geoff Dahl, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

    Auditing Cow Comfort

    • Neil Anderson, Ontario Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Fergus, Ontario, Canada

    Observations on Dairy Cow Comfort: Diagonal Lunging, Resting, Standing and Perching in Free Stalls

    • Neil Anderson, Ontario Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Fergus, Ontario, Canada

    Papers Presented at the ASAE Fifth International Dairy Housing Conference

    Quality Management Standards for Dairy Excellence

    • Dewayne E. Dill, Dairy Strategies, LLC, Madison, WI

    An Overview of Planning and Management Issues for Automated Milking

    • Douglas Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

    Capacity and Costs to Milk Cows in Automatic (AMS) and Manual Systems

    • Krister Sallvik, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden

    A Snapshot of Australian Milking Systems and Their Productivity

    • Darold Klindworth, National Milk Harvesting Centre, Agriculture Victoria, Ellinbank, Victoria, Australia

    Working Conditions and Ergonomics when Milking Cows

    • Peter Lundqvist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden

    Optimization of a Milking Machine Liner

    • Stephen Spencer, Penn State University, State College, PA

    Changes in Milking Liner Performance With Age

    • Eric Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom

    A Portable Simulator for Dynamic Analysis of Milking Machines

    • Eddie O'Callaghan, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland

    Monitoring of Quarter Health Status by Periodic Milk Conductivity Measurement: A Useful Management Tool in Dairy Herds

    • Kerstin Barth, Institute of Organic Farming, Federal Ag Research Center, Westerau, Germany

    Milk Leakage - An Increased Risk in Automatic Milking Systems?

    • Karin Persson Waller, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

    Posters Presented at the NMC Technology Transfer Session

    Discard Milk Period in Lactating Cows Treated with Neomycin-Licomycin

    • C.N. Acuña, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;
    • G.F. Casasnovas, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;
    • G. Zbrum, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;
    • R.E. Chertcoff, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;

    Preliminary Study In Mastitis Treatments For Heifers In Argentina: Part I

    • C.N. Acuña, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;
    • R.E. Chertcoff, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina

    Mastitis Control Program on Dairies with High Incidence in First Calving Heifers: Part 2

    • C.N. Acuña, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina ;
    • R.E. Chertcoff, Agro-Veterinary Advisory Group in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Lincoln, Argentina

    Risk Factors Associated with the Incidence of Clinical Mastitis in Dairy Herds with a High Milk Yield and a Low Bulk Milk Somatic Cell Count

    • A-K. Arvidson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • T. Ekman, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • A. H. Gustafsson, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • K. Holtenius, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • K. Persson Waller, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

    Photoperiod Manipulation During the Dry Period: Effects on General Health and Mastitis Occurrence

    • Tera L. Auchtung, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois ;
    • Dawn $lastName ;
    • E. Morin ;
    • Carrie Mallard, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois ;
    • Geoffrey E. Dahl, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

    An Evaluation of The PortasccTM Test For Determining Udder Health Status In Dairy Cows at Dry Off

    • Kelly Barratt, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Anna Bashiri, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Risk Factors for Intramammary Infection at First Calving in Heifers From Ontario Sentinel Herds

    • L. Bassel, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • D. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • A. Godkin, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • K. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • K. Lissemore, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Effect of Two Selective Dry Cow Strategies on Quarter Infection Status at Calving

    • Elizabeth A. Berry, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom ;
    • W. Thomas Johnston, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom ;
    • J. Eric Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom

    An Investigation of the Use of Cryopreservants to Enhance the Recovery of Mastitis Pathogens from Frozen Milk

    • C. Hunt, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Langford, Bristol, United Kingdom ;
    • A. J. Bradley, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Bioluminescence to Evaluate Pre-Milking Udder Preparation

    • Andrew Johnson, Total Herd Management Services, Inc., Clintonville, Wisconsin ;
    • Paul Rapnicki, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Ralph Farnsworth, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Steven Stewart, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Robert Salter, Charm Sciences, Lawrence, Massachusetts ;
    • Chris Sigurdson, Ecolab, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Leanne Adkins, Ecolab, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Scott Burnett, Ecolab, St. Paul, MN

    Bacteria Counts on the Surface and Subsurface of Klebsiella pneumoniae Inoculated Sand and Wood Shavings

    • Lucas Clow, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Russell Bey, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Jeffrey Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Ralph Farnsworth, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, Minnesota

    The University of California Cooperative Extension Dairy Herdsman Short Course

    • G.E. Higginbotham, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • C. Collar, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • J. Kirk, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • J. D. Robison, California State University-Fresno, Fresno, California ;
    • J. Merriam, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • S.L. Berry, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • T.A. Shultz, University of California Cooperative Extension ;
    • B. Reed, University of California Cooperative Extension

    Evaluation of the California Mastitis Test to Detect Intramammary Infections in Early Lactation

    • R.T. Dingwell, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • K.E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • Y.H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • J.M. Sargeant, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • L.L. Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa ;
    • J.E. Shirley, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas

    Reliability of a Manual Assessment Technique to Determine Teat Canal Closure During the Dry Period

    • R.T. Dingwell, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • C.J. McLaren, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • T.M. Osborne, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • C.S. Petersson, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • K.E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

    The Association of Teat Canal Closure and Other Risk Factors for New Dry Period Intramammary Infections

    • R.T. Dingwell, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • L.L. Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa ;
    • J.M. Sargeant, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • D.F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • Y.H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • K.E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

    Relationship Between Teat Duct Characteristics and Prevalence of Intramammary Infections with St. agalactiae in Dairy Cows

    • U. Falkenberg, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • B. Tenhagen, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • B. Baumgärtner, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • W. Heuwieser, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Singeing Udder Hair: The Effect on Milk Quality and Intramammary Infections

    • A.S. Silk, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • L.K. Fox, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • D.D. Hancock, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

    The Distribution and Seasonality of Bacterial Organisms Cultured from Early Lactation Goat Milk

    • D. Gaucher, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • K. Silberman, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • J. DeGloria, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • W. Gavin, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • P. Flanagan, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts

    Incidence of Mastitis in First Lactation Dairy Goats

    • P. Flanagan, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • D. Gaucher, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • K. Silberman, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • J. DeGloria, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts ;
    • W. Gavin, GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts

    A Comparison of Different Products for Sanitizing Dairy Cloths

    • Charles Gradle, Westfalia-Surge Dairy Supplies, Romeoville, Illinois ;
    • Alex Dee, Westfalia-Surge Dairy Supplies, Romeoville, Illinois ;
    • Westfalia-Surge Supplies ;
    • Romeoville $lastName ;
    • Illinois $lastName

    Variation in the Surface of a Milking Liner After 4000 Milkings

    • M. Hale, Avon Rubber, Melksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom ;
    • David Boast, Avon Rubber, Melksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Nicola Middleton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton ;
    • Ian Ohnstad, ADAS, Dorchester, United Kingdom ;
    • J. Eric Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom

    Variation in the Bulk Rubber Chemistry and Dynamic Mechanical Properties Over the Life of a Liner

    • M. Hale, Avon Rubber, Melksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom ;
    • D. Boast, Avon Rubber, Melksham, Wiltshire ;
    • J.E. Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton ;
    • N. Middleton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton ;
    • I. Ohnstad, ADAS, Taunton

    Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis Control Program

    • E. Izak, Servicio de Prevención y Control de Mastitis, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • J. P. Araya, Servicio de Prevención y Control de Mastitis, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Teat Conditioning Properties of Different Winter Teat Dip Formulations

    • Hernán Agüero E., Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile ;
    • Cristián Vergara M., Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile ;
    • Joanne Sciliano-Jones, F.A.R.M.E. Institute, Homer, New York ;
    • Barbara Sweeney, F.A.R.M.E. Institute, Homer, New York ;
    • Chris Foret, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Pablo Janowicz , DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri

    Evaluation of the Effects of Cooling Ponds on Bacterial Population in Bulk Tank Milk Samples

    • Ellen R. Jordan, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas ;
    • Ted Hickerson, Dairy Farmers of America, Grapevine, Texas ;
    • Michael Tomaszewski, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas ;

    Antimicrobial Drug Use by Dairy Veterinarians and Free Stall Producers in Ontario

    • David Léger, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, PPHB, Health Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Kerry Lissemore, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Richard Reid-Smith, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, PPHB, Health Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • S. Wayne Martin, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Neil Anderson, Ontario Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Fergus, Ontario, Canada

    Detection of Clinical Mastitis in a Multibox Robotic Milking System

    • Karin Knappstein, Federal Dairy Research Centre, Institute for Hygiene and Food Safety, Kiel, Germany ;
    • Joachim Reichmuth, Federal Dairy Research Centre, Institute for Hygiene and Food Safety, Kiel, Germany

    Milking Procedures, Environmental Hygiene and the Prevalence of Mastitis Pathogens in Large Dairy Herds in Brandenburg, Germany

    • G. Köster, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • B.A. Tenhagen, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • W. Heuwieser, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Intramammary Infections Before and After the Dry Period of Dairy Cattle in Canada

    • K.E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • Y.H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • M. Archambault, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • R.T. Dingwell, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas ;
    • A. Bashiri, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • C.F. Leslie, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Influence of Staphylococcus aureus Intramammary Infection on Serum Copper, Zinc, and Iron Concentrations

    • C.D. Luby, University ofMissouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • L. Viera, University ofMissouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • J.R. Middleton, University ofMissouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • J.W. Tyler, University ofMissouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • S. Casteel, University ofMissouri, Columbia, Missouri

    Duration of Infection and Strain Variation in Streptococcus uberis Isolated from Cows Milk

    • Scott McDougall, Animal Health Centre, Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Tim. J. Parkinson, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand ;
    • Megan Leyland, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand ;
    • Fiona M. Anniss, Animal Health Centre, Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Stan. G. Fenwick, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia

    A New Teat Disinfectant Containing Phenol as the Active Ingredient

    • Michael D. McKinzie, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Julie D. Richard, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Richard P. Perrucci, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri

    Split Udder Comparision of Teat Disinfectants on Skin Toleration During Winter and Spring

    • Joseph Morelli, Alcide Corporation, Redmond, Washington ;
    • Leo Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa ;
    • Jessica Schnitzler, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

    Challenges for Validating a Method of Quantifying Low Levels of Chlorite in Milk

    • Joseph Morelli, Alcide Corporation, Redmond, Washington ;
    • Cayce Warf, Alcide Corporation, Redmond, Washington ;
    • Maura Aldrich, Alcide Corporation, Redmond, Washington ;
    • Susan Woo, Alcide Corporation, Redmond, Washington

    Response to Experimentally-Induced Streptococcus uberis Mastitis in Cows Exposed to Long or Short Day Photoperiod During the Dry Period

    • Dawn Morin, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois ;
    • Carrie Mallard, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois ;
    • Tera Auchtung, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois ;
    • Geoffrey Dahl, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

    Longitudinal Study on Intramammary Infections and Milk Somatic Cell Counts During the Whole Lactation in a "Parmigiano Reggiano" Dairy Herd

    • P. Moroni, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • S. Guazzetti, AUSL di Reggio Emilia, Veterinary Public Service ;
    • G. Pisoni, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • V. Bronzo, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • G. Spreafico, Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy ;
    • F. Toni, University of Turin, Italy ;
    • G.P. Tedeschi , Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma ;
    • G. Ruffo, University of Milan, Italy

    Efficacy of Prepartum, Intramammary Lactating Cow Antibiotics in Dairy Heifers

    • C.B. Norman, Hill Farm Mastitis Research Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Homer, Louisiana ;
    • W.E. Owens, Hill Farm Mastitis Research Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Homer, Louisiana ;
    • R.L. Boddie, Hill Farm Mastitis Research Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Homer, Louisiana ;
    • N.T. Boddie, Hill Farm Mastitis Research Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Homer, Louisiana ;
    • C.H. Ray, Hill Farm Mastitis Research Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Homer, Louisiana

    Efficacy of Extended Pirlimycin Therapy for Treatment of Experimentally-Induced Streptococcus uberis Intramammary Infections in Lactating Dairy Cattle

    • B.E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R.A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. J. Ivey, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • H. Moorehead, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • P. Lunn, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • H.H. Dowlen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • D.L. Johnson, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • K.C. Lamar, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O26 using Phenotypic and Genetic Markers

    • S.D. Batson, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. E. Murinda, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L.T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Characterizing the Pathogenesis of Experimentally-Induced Streptococcus uberis Mastitis

    • M. Rambeaud, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R.A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • G.M. Pighetti, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Multiplex PCR for Detection of Pathogenic Escherichia coli

    • S. E. Murinda, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L.T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • T.L. Landers, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • F.A. Draughon, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • A.G. Mathew, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • J.S. Hogan, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio ;
    • K.L. Smith, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio ;
    • D.D. Hancock, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Comparison of an Automated Ribotyping System, Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis and Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA Fingerprinting for Genotyping Streptococcus uberis

    • B.E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Counts of Milk from Four U.S. Federal Milk Marketing Orders, 2001

    • Stephen L. Ott, Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health, USDA:APHIS:VS, Fort Collins, Colorado

    Are Milk Haptoglobin and Serum Amyloid A Indicators of Sub-Clinical Mastitis?

    • U. Grönlund, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • K. Persson Waller, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • C. Hallén Sandgren, Kalmar-Tjust Husdjur, Kalmar, Sweden

    Impact of Two Coliform Mastitis Vaccination Schedules on Immune Response, Milk Yield, Intramammary Infection and Dry Matter Feed Intake in Holstein Dairy Cattle

    • Christina S. Petersson, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Bonnie A. Mallard, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Tera M. Osborne, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Angela M. Fairfield, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Interleukin-8 Receptor: A Promising Candidate Gene for Mastitis Resistance

    • S.M. Youngerman, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • A.M. Saxton, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • J.L. Edwards, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • F.N. Schrick, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • C.J. Davies, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • G.M. Pighetti, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Cloning Adult Dairy Cows: A Viable New Tool in the Fight Against Mastitis

    • G.M. Pighetti, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • J.L. Edwards, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • F.N. Schrick, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • A.M. Saxton, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • C.J. Davies, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Relationship of Cow Hygiene Scores and SCC

    • Jeffrey K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Anthony J. Seykora, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Bradley J. Heins, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Russell F. Bey, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • Ralph J. Farnsworth, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Opinions of Wisconsin Dairy Professionals About Milk Quality

    • Ana Carolina de O. Rodrigues, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

    Bacterial Cure and Somatic Cell Count Response of Dairy Cows with a Positive California Mastitis Test at Calving to Therapy with Cephapirin Sodium

    • Jon B. Rosenberg, Fort Dodge, Overland Park, Kansas ;
    • Brenda C. Love, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Deborah L. Patterson, GxP Consulting, Newtown, Pennsylvania

    The New Charm SL6 (Safe Level) β-lactam Test Detects All Required β-lactam Drugs Within 30% of Safe Level Tolerances

    • David Douglas, Charm Sciences, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts ;
    • Robert Markovsky, Charm Sciences, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts ;
    • Gerard Ruth, Charm Sciences, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts ;
    • Steven Saul, Charm Sciences, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts ;
    • Robert Salter, Charm Sciences, Lawrence, Massachusetts

    Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network

    • Daniel Scholl, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec ;
    • Herman Barkema, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada ;
    • Annik L'Espérance, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec ;
    • Pierre Lacasse, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lennoxville, Québec ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Dave Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario ;
    • Grant Tomita, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma

    Rethinking Clinical Mastitis Therapy

    • J.L. Hess, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • L.M. Neuder, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • P.M. Sears, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

    Training Hispanic Employees to Produce Quality Milk

    • Juan Supelveda, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • Paul Busman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • Phil Sears, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

    Identifying Persistent Infections from Cases of Clinical Coliorm Mastitis

    • C.E. Ackerman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • C.T. Wehrman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • P.A. Busman, , Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • L.M. Neuder, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan ;
    • P.M. Sears, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

    Laboratory Proficiency Testing Program

    • Jessica R. Spatz, Quality Milk Production Services, Cobleskill, New York ;
    • Deborah Pawloski, Quality Milk Production Services, Cobleskill, New York ;
    • Donna Rowlison, Quality Milk Production Services, Cobleskill, New York

    Continuous versus Categorical Classification of Antimicrobial Resistance

    • Linda Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

    Partnering for Milk Quality: A Novel Sample Submission Program for Dairy Producers

    • Linda L. Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Sharon Jaenson, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

    Customized Milker Training for the Spanish-Speaking Dairy Worker

    • Linda L. Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Lisa Coffin, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

    Evaluation of a Salve or Two Novel Winter Teat Dips to Maintain or Enhance Teat End Integrity During Winter

    • D.F. Paulsen, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa ;
    • L.L. Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa ;
    • M.A. Faust, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

    Effect of Staphylococcal Intramammary Infection on Milk Composition of Goats

    • G. M. Tomita, E. (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research, Langston University, Oklahoma ;
    • B. R. Min, E. (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research, Langston University, Oklahoma ;
    • S. P. Hart, E. (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research, Langston University, Oklahoma ;
    • M. J. Paape, USDA

    Rinderpest (Cattle Plague): An Exotic Animal Disease Threat

    • Matthew H. Waldron, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas ;
    • Jeffrey M.B. Musser, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

    Impact of Intramammary Treatment of CMT-Positive Quarters in Early Postpartum Dairy Cows

    • Jodi A. Wallace, Bureau Vétérinaire Mirabel, Saint-Benoit, Mirabel, Quebec ;
    • Korana Stipetic, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Randy T. Dingwell, Kansas State University ;
    • Paul Baillargeon, Clinique de St-Louis De Gonzague ;
    • Goran Bacic, Cornell University ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    The Norwegian Selective Dry Cow Therapy Protocol

    • A. C. Whist, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway, TINE BA, The Norwegian Dairy Association, Oslo, Norway ;
    • O. Østerås, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway, TINE BA, The Norwegian Dairy Association, Oslo, Norway

    Rapid Detection and Isolation of Staphylococcus aureus from Mastitic Milk

    • Alison Wieckowicz, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin ;
    • Michelle Frederick, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin ;
    • Purnendu C. Vasavada, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin

    Prevalence Study on Bulk Milk Tank Cultures in 1000 Dairy Herds in Lombardia (Italy)

    • Renata Piccinini, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Enrica Binda, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale ;
    • e Zanini

    Blood and Milk PMN Oxidative Burst in Primigravid Heifers

    • Renata Piccinini, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Enrica Binda, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Giuseppe Casirani, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale

    Study on Teat Thickness in Cows Milked with Two Different Voluntary Milking Systems

    • Giuseppe Casirani, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Renata Piccinini, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Enrica Binda, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria - Sezione di malattie infettive, Milano, Italy ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale

    Appendix

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (2003 Update)