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  • President's Message
  • 46th Annual Meeting (2007)

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM - January 24, 2007 12:00 AM

    President's Message

    President’s Report

    • Joe Hogan, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA

    Papers Presented at the Pre-Conference Symposium – Solutions Through the Links of Parlor Management

    Obtaining Management Objectives Through Parlor Time Studies

    • Norm Schuring, WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA

    Using Electronic Data to Monitor, Improve Parlor Performance

    • David Reid, BouMatic, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Steve Stewart, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Making the Most of Machine-On Time: What Happens When the Cups Are On?

    • Graeme A. Mein, Werribee, Victoria, Australia ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    A Tool Box for Assessing Cow, Udder, Teat Hygiene

    • Doug Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Nigel Cook, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Papers Presented at the NMC General Sessions

    The Role of Animal Welfare in Quality Milk Production

    • Jim Reynolds, University of California, Davis, California, USA

    How Sire Selection Can Improve Mastitis Control in North America

    • George Shook, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Role of Genetic Selection for Udder Health in Scandinavia

    • Olav Osteras, TINE Norwegian Dairies, Ås, Norway, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Oslo, Norway ;
    • Torstein Steine, GENO, The Norwegian Breeding and A.I. Association, Hamar, Norway, The University of Life Science, Ås, Norway

    Genetic Selection for Udder Health: Perspective of the AI Industry

    • Chuck Sattler, Select Sires, Plain City, Ohio, USA

    How Important is Coagulase-negative Staph as a Cause of Mastitis?

    • Suvi Taponen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland ;
    • Satu Pyörälä, University of Helsinki, Saarentaus Finland

    Experiences with Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosisas a Cause of Mastitis

    • Nahum Y. Shpigel, The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel ;
    • Sharon Elazar, The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel ;
    • Nihaya Khatib, Israel Dairy Board, Caesarea, Israel ;
    • Mor Freed, Israel Dairy Board, Caesarea, Israel ;
    • Adin Shwimmer, Israel Dairy Board, Caesarea, Israel ;
    • Shmuel Friedman, Israel Dairy Board, Caesarea, Israel ;
    • Nadav Galon, The Hachaklait Veterinary Services, Caesarea, Israel

    The Emergence of Klebsiella as a Major Mastitis Organism

    • Ruth N. Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Marcos A. Munoz, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Udder Health Issues in Dairy Sheep, Goats - A North American Perspective

    • Paula Menzies, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    The Prevalence of Mastitis in Small Ruminants, the Effect of Mastitis on Small Ruminant Production

    • Eugene White, Tufts Ambulatory Service, S. Woodstock, Connecticut, USA

    Use of the DeLaval Cell Counter (DCC) on Goats’ Milk

    • Elizabeth Berry, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, Newbury, United Kingdom ;
    • Jennifer Broughan, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, Newbury, United Kingdom

    Quality Count$: A SCC Reducing Campaign in Minnesota

    • Jeff Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    A Structural Approach of Udder Health Improvement via Private Practitioners: Ups, Downs

    • Theo JGM Lam, Dutch Udder Health Centre UGCN, Deventer, Netherlands, Animal Health Service, Deventer, Netherlands ;
    • Jolanda Jansen, Communication Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands ;
    • Bart Van den Borne, Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands ;
    • Jansje Van Veersen, Dutch Udder Health Centre UGCN, Deventer, Netherlands, Animal Health Service, Deventer, Netherlands

    Implementing Milk Quality Programs On-Farms: Lessons Learned From “Milk Money”

    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Ana Carolina Rodrigues, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Quality Milk Production Services: 60 Years of Milk Quality Improvement in New York State

    • Ynte H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruben N. Gonzalez, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Gary J. Bennett, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Hal F. Schulte, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Frank L. Welcome, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Linda L. Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Lisa Coffin, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Carlos G. Santisteban, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruth N. Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Mike J. Zurakowski, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Latest Thoughts on Methods For Assessing Teat Condition

    • Doug Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    A Refreshing Look at Teat Condition

    • Brian Pocknee, ADAS, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

    Addressing Teat Condition Problems

    • I. Ohnstad, The Dairy Group, Taunton, United Kingdom ;
    • G.A. Mein, Werribee, Australia ;
    • J.R. Baines, Fullwood Ltd, Ellesmere, United Kingdom ;
    • M.D. Rasmussen, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • R. Farnsworth, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • B.R Pocknee, ADAS, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom ;
    • T.C. Hemling, West Agro, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • J.E. Hillerton, Dexcel Ltd., Hamilton, New Zealand

    Papers Presented at both the Technology Transfer Session, the Research, Developments Summaries Session

    Outcomes of On-Farm Culture-Based Mastitis Therapy

    • Sarah Wagner, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, § Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, USA, *Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Ron Erskine, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, § Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, USA, *Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Richard Olde Riekerink, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, § Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, USA, *Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Use of Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis to Evaluate the Success of Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis

    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • G. Ryan Bader, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • Robert B. Corbett, Dairy Health Consultation and Service, El Paso, Texas, USA

    Risk Factors for Incidence Rate of Clinical Mastitis in a Nationwide Study on Canadian Dairy Farms

    • Richard Olde Riekerink, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, § Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, USA, *Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Herman Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ;
    • Doris Poole, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Dave Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Daniel Scholl, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

    Klebsiella pneumoniae Clinical Mastitis on a Dairy Farm in New York State – A Case Report

    • Marcos Munoz, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruth Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Francis Welcome, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Relationship Between Milking Performance, Microbiological Characteristics of Bulk Tank Milk

    • Kathryn Hohmann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Evaluation of the Method of Infusion of OrbeSeal ® at Drying off on the Persistency of the Product after Calving

    • Cynthia Miltenburg, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Randy Dingwell, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Sources of Variability in Compressive Load Applied to Bovine Teats

    • Robert Bade, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Changes in Quarter Yield, Milking Frequency During Clinical Mastitis

    • Morten Dam Rasmussen, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • Torben W. Bennedsgaard, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • Lars Holst Pedersen, Danish Dairy Board, Aarhus, Denmark

    An On-Farm Solution For The Management Of Mastitis, Ketosis, Reproduction In Dairy Cows

    • Jens Yde Blom, Biosens, Foulum, Denmark ;
    • Nicolas C. Friggens, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Foulum, Denmark

    Consumer Acceptance Of Fluid Milk After Raw Milk Selection Using Bulk Tank Bacteriologic, Somatic Cell Count Criteria

    • Greg Keefe, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Ahmed Elmoslemany, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Posters Presented Only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Test Of The Efficiency Of A New Product For Milking Machine Cleaning Without Pre-Rinse

    • P. Billon , Institut de l'Elevage, Monvoisin Le Rheau, France ;
    • N. Meffe , Institut de l'Elevage, Monvoisin Le Rheau, France ;
    • G. Theil , ECOLAB, Issy Les Moulineaux, France ;
    • D. Lemarchand , Coopérative Terrena, Ancenis, France

    Effects Of Increasing The Milk Flow Switch Point When Using ACR’s On Milking, Milk Quality

    • P. Billon , Institut de l'Elevage, Monvoisin Le Rheau, France ;
    • D. Gaudin

    Silicone Liner – Effects on Teat End Hyperkeratosis

    • Aaron K. Kochman, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA ;
    • Chuck Laney, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA ;
    • Dennis Milhoan, Lancaster Dairy Farm Automation, Lititz, Pennsylvania, USA

    Somatic Cell Count, Incidence of New Intramammary Infection Across Lactations

    • Jose Pantoja, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Prototecha zopfii Intramammary Infection Control In A High Prevalence Herd: Preliminary Results

    • L. Bertocchi, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’ Emilia Romagna “B.Ubertini” ;
    • N. Arrigoni, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’ Emilia Romagna “B.Ubertini” ;
    • G. Bolzoni, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’ Emilia Romagna “B.Ubertini” ;
    • V. Marchi, Veterinario Libero Professionista ;
    • V. Varisco

    An Analysis of the Relationship Between Wash Water Quality, Bulk Tank Milk Quality on Ontario Dairy Farms

    • Nicole Perkins, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Karen Hand, CanWest Dairy Herd Improvement Corporation, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Olaf Berke, CanWest DHI, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    An Evaluation of Sensortec Cellsense® for Determining Udder Health Status in Lactating Dairy Cattle

    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Randy Dingwell, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Lilla Yan, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Anna Bashiri, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Paul Johnstone, Sensortec Ltd., Hamilton, New Zealand

    Effect Of Freezing Of Quarter Milk Samples On Somatic Cell Count Measured Using Flow Cytometry, Flouro-Opto-Electronic Methods

    • M. J. Trenholm, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • G. P. Keefe, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • I. R Dohoo, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Evaluation of Bulk Tank Milk Quality of Nine Dairy Farms in Tennessee

    • B. E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S. Boonyayatra, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M. J. Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Investigation of Milking-to-Milking Variability, Association of Parity, Lactation with SCC

    • Melanie Quist Moyer, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Stephen LeBlanc, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Karen Hand, CanWest Dairy Herd Improvement Corporation, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Filippo Miglior, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada, Canadian Dairy Network, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Lipolytic, Proteolytic Activity Of Organisms Surviving Pasteurization

    • A.M. Elmoslemany, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • B.M. Jarayao, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • G. P. Keefe, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Management Characteristics of Brazilian Dairy Farms

    • Talita G.R. Amaral, Clinica do Leite, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Ana C.O. Rodrigues, Clinica do Leite, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Luiz C. Roma Junior, Clinica do Leite, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Laerte D. Cassoli, Clinica do Leite, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Paulo F. Machado, Clinica do Leite, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Monitoring of Foodborne Pathogens in Raw Milk Sold at Farm

    • L. Cesaris, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • E. Liandris, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • S. Galbiati, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • R. Piccinini, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • V. Daprà, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • A. Zecconi, University of Milan Milano, Italy

    Persistence of Subclinical Intramammary Infections in Fresh Cows

    • Alfonso Lago, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Russ Bey, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Randy Dingwell, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance of Mastitis Pathogens Isolated From Dairy Herds in Argentina

    • E. Izak, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • J. C. Bonazza, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • L. C. Perren, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Evolution of Quarter-milk Somatic Cell Counts of Dairy Heifers in Early Lactation

    • S. Piepers, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • S. De Vliegher, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • A. De Kruif, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • G. Opsomer, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Prevalence, Etiology of Subclinical Intramammary Infections in Fresh Cows

    • Alfonso Lago, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Russ Bey, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Randy Dingwell, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcus species Isolated from Bovine Intramammary Infections

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

    Environmental Sources of Prototheca spp. in a Dairy Herd in Italy

    • L. Scaccabarozzi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy ;
    • B. Turchetti, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy ;
    • G. Pisoni, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

    Misclassification of Udder Health Status Due to Culture of Single Versus Duplicate Quarter Milk Samples

    • Randy Dingwell, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Dave Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Prevalence in Post-Calving, Incidence of Clinical Mastitis in Argentina

    • C.N. Acuña Pasqualini, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • G.F. Casasnovas, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • M.C. Chiapello, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • V.G. Finia, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

    A New Teat Dip Containing Peracetic Acid Produced In-Situ

    • Charles Gradle, WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Romeoville, Illinois, USA ;
    • C.J. Chaves, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Alex Dee, WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Romeoville, Illinois, USA

    A Rapid Bioluminescent Method for the Detection of Mycoplasma in Milk

    • Anne Cox, Cambrex Bio Science Nottingham Ltd, Nottingham, United Kingdom ;
    • Anthony Pitt, Cambrex Bio Science Nottingham Ltd, Nottingham, United Kingdom

    Can Measuring Differences in Liner Mouthpiece Vacuum During Milking Be Used To Select Liners To Enhance Milk Harvest Efficiency?

    • F. Welcome, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • K. Case, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • D. Ludington, DLtech, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • L. Southwick, DLtech, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Efficacy Of A Bio-Hygienizating Additive On Microbial Dairy Bedding Control

    • G. Tacconi, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Perugia, Italy ;
    • M. Pennacchi, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Perugia, Italy ;
    • P. Boni, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Perugia, Italy ;
    • A. Covarelli, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Perugia, Italy ;
    • A. Zanierato, SOP Srl, Busto Arsizio, Italy

    TNF-Expression in Uninfected, Staphylococcus aureus-Infected Mammary Glands of Cows Treated With a Biological Response Modifier at Drying Off

    • Bibiana Dallard, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Silvia Heffel, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Valeria Ruffino, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Vilma Canavesio, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina ;
    • Verónica Neder, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina ;
    • Luis Calvinho, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina

    Handling Mastitis Without Antibiotics: Experiences From Organic Herds

    • T.W. Bennedsgaard, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • I.C. Klaas, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • M. Vaarst, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark

    Tennessee Quality Milk Initiative

    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • K. Hill, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • B. E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M. J. Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S. I. Headrick, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • A. Sawant, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R. A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Apoptosis Quantification in Uninfected, Staphylococcus aureus-Infected Mammary Glands of Cows Treated With a Biological Response Modifier at Drying Off

    • Bibiana Dallard, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Silvia Heffel, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Valeria Ruffino, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Celina Baravalle, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Vilma Canavesio, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina ;
    • Verónica Neder, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina ;
    • Luis Calvinho, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina

    Application of a Risk Assessment Scoring System to Mastitis Control

    • R. Piccinini, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • L. Savignano, University of Milan, Milano, Italy ;
    • V. Daprà, University of Milan Milano, Italy ;
    • A. Zecconi, University of Milan Milano, Italy

    Effectiveness Of A Pre-Dipping Product: Oxycide ™ -Pre, Applied Before, After Forestripping

    • C.N. Acuña Pasqualini, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • G.F. Casasnovas, PURO Laboratory, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • M.A. Freiwald, PURO (United Milk Producers Cooperative), San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

    Evaluation Of The Portascc® To Determine Time To Return To Milking String After Freshening, Mastitis

    • Bradley Rauch, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruth Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Frank Welcome, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Initial Studies Of Teat Spray Application For Disinfection

    • Colin Kingston, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, Oxfordshire, England ;
    • Richard Hiley, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, Oxfordshire, England

    Shifts in Thioredoxin Reductase Activity, Oxidant Status in Mononuclear Cells Obtained from Transition Dairy Cattle

    • L.M. Sordillo, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA ;
    • N. O’Boyle, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA ;
    • J.C. Gandy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA ;
    • C.M. Corl, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Bovine Mastitis Pathogens with Cephalosporins

    • Michael Sweeney, Pfizer Animal Health, Richland, Michigan, USA ;
    • Lacie Johansen, Pfizer Animal Health, Richland, Michigan, USA ;
    • Joseph Boucher, Pfizer Animal Health, Richland, Michigan, USA ;
    • Jeffrey Watts, Pfizer Animal Health, Richland, Michigan, USA

    Comparison of Systemic, Intramammary Dry Cow Treatment

    • G. Andres Contreras, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA ;
    • Walt M. Guterbock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA ;
    • Philip M. Sears, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

    Factors Affecting Cure Of Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis Treated With Systemic Or Intramammary Extended Therapies

    • Martin Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Carlos Catracchia, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Julia Maito, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Javier Chaves, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Luis Calvinho, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina

    Appendix

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking, Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (2007 Update)