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  • President's Message
  • 48th Annual Meeting (2009)

    January 25, 2009 12:00 AM - January 28, 2009 12:00 AM

    President's Message

    President's Report

    • Larry Fox, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    Symposium – Managing and Monitoring the Environment for Milk Quality

    Big Sand Stalls: Best Thing Ever or Bad Idea?

    • Nigel B. Cook, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Effects of Cow Comfort on Milk Quality, Productivity and Behavior

    • Peter Krawczel, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute and The University of Vermont, Chazy, New York, USA, and Burlington, Vermont, USA ;
    • Rick Grant, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute and The University of Vermont, Chazy, New York, USA, and Burlington, Vermont, USA

    Changes in Housing Environment in Low Profile Cross Ventilated Buildings

    • J.P. Harner, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA ;
    • J.F. Smith, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA ;
    • B.J. Bradford, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA ;
    • M. Overton, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

    New Technologies For On-Farm Milk Quality Monitoring

    • Jeffrey K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Methods for Interpretation of Bulk Tank Cultures and Udder Hygiene Tests For Diagnosing High Bacteria Counts – or, A High LPC Count Is Not Always A Cleaning Failure

    • Douglas J. Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    General Session I – What's Happening with Milk Quality?

    Milk Quality – What the Dairy Processor Needs from a Farmer

    • Jim Begg, Dairy UK, London, United Kingdom

    Complacency with Milk Quality

    • Brian R. Pocknee, The Dairy Group Ltd., Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

    Techniques and Technologies to Measure Milk Quality

    • Greg Keefe, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

    Reducing Somatic Cell Counts: How Are We Getting There on the Farm

    • Larry Seamans, Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Reston, Virginia, USA

    Brazil – From Nowhere to Somewhere

    • J. Eric Hillerton, DairyNZ Ltd., Hamilton, New Zealand

    General Session II – Bridging the Great Divide: Understanding Consumer Perceptions

    Current Consumer Attitudes Toward Milk Safety

    • David Pelzer, Dairy Management Inc., Rosemont, Illinois, USA ;
    • Michael Stammer, Dairy Management Inc., Rosemont, Illinois, USA

    Milk Quality on Organic Dairy Farms

    • Linda L. Tikofsky, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Working with the Media to Provide Information in an Emergency Situation

    • Kristen Miranda, WBTV (CBS), Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

    Myers Farms Inc., Dedicated to Quality

    • Barry Myers, Myers Farm Inc., Union Grove, North Carolina, USA

    Producing Quality Milk at Myers Dairy, Inc.

    • Zach Myers, Myers Dairy, Inc., Jonesville, North Carolina, USA

    General Session III – Opportunities and Challenges to Immune Competence

    New Horizons for Boosting Immunocompetence

    • Gina Pighetti, University of Tennesse, Knoxville, Tennesse, USA

    Immune Suppression in Cattle: Contributors and Consequences

    • Marcus E. Kehrli, Jr., National Animal Disease Center-USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Jr. ;
    • Julia F. Ridpath, National Animal Disease Center-USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • John D. Neill, National Animal Disease Center-USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, USA

    Minimizing the Effects of Immunosuppression Through Management and Nutrition

    • Robert Corbett, Dairy Health Consultation, Spring City, Utah, USA

    General Session IV – Managing the Parlor for Optimal Performance and Data Management

    Michigan';s Electronic Identification Program

    • Kevin Kirk, Michigan Department of Agriculture, Lansing, Michigan, USA

    Milking Management Systems: Your Computer Can Tell You About More Than Just Reproduction

    • Richard L. Wallace, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    "State of the Art"Control of Farm Milk

    • Mark Wustenberg, Tillamook County Creamery Association, Tillamook, Oregon, USA

    Research and Developments Summaries Session

    Probability Distribution for the Causal Pathogen of Clinical Mastitis Cases

    • Wilma Steeneveld, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • Linda Gaag van der, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • Herman Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada ;
    • Henk Hogeveen, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

    The National Cohort of Dairy Farms – A Research Platform for Mastitis Management, Planning and Control in Canada

    • Kristen Reyher, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Simon Dufour, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Denis Du Tremblay, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Herman Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada ;
    • Luc Des Coteaux, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Trevor DeVries, CBMRN, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ian Dohoo, CBMRN, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island ;
    • Jean-Philippe Roy, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Daniel Scholl, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec

    Relationship Between Coagulase Negative Staphylococcal species, Milk Somatic Cell Count, and Duration of Intramammary Infection

    • Jeanette Perry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • John Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • Ruth Zadoks, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland

    Performance of the Direct Cell Counter on Ovine Milk Samples

    • Carlo Spanu, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Yves Berger, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Dave Thomas, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Evaluation of Bulk Tank Goat Milk Quality in California

    • C. Collar, University of California Coop. Ext, Hanford and Tulare, California, USA ;
    • D. Costa Bacon, University of California Coop. Ext, Hanford and Tulare, California, USA ;
    • N. Silva del Rio , University of California Coop. Ext, Hanford and Tulare, California, USA ;
    • E. Maga, University of Californi, Davis, California, USA ;
    • J. Murray, University of Californi, Davis, California, USA ;
    • J. Cullor, School of Vet Medicine, University of California at Davis, California, USA

    Coliform Mastitis Outbreak Associated with Extended Pirlimycin-based Intramammary Therapy

    • Marcos Munoz, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Michael Zurakowski, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Preliminary Laboratory Evaluation of the Minnesota Easy Culture System II Tri-Plate and the 3M Petrifilm Staph Express Plate Using Clinical Mastitis Samples

    • J. McCarron, Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • G. Keefe, Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • D. Poole, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    On-Farm Culture: Characteristics of the Test

    • Martín Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Carla Bearzi, La Polvorilla Dairy Farm, Castelli, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Julia Maito, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Javier Chaves, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    On-Farm Culture and Guided Treatment Protocols

    • Ana Rodrigues C. O., Clinica do Leite, Department of Animal Science, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Luiz Junior C. Roma, Clinica do Leite, Department of Animal Science, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Talita Amaral G. R., Clinica do Leite, Department of Animal Science, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Paulo F. Machado, Clinica do Leite, Department of Animal Science, ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;

    Effect of the Selective Treatment of Clinical Mastitis Based in On-Farm Culture Results on Clinical Mastitis Recurrence, Somatic Cell Count, Milk Production and Culling

    • 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 ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Posters Presented only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Liner Compression Applied to Teats During the 'Rest-Phase' of Each Pulsation Cycle: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

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

    Milking Performance of Dairy Goats in Wisconsin

    • Gema Romero, Universitas Miguel Hernandez, Orihuela, Spain ;
    • Lindley Reilly, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Romina Panzalis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Marcus Haugen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Risk Factors for Recurrence of Clinical Mastitis

    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Comparison of Bacterial Load Between Teat Dip Cup Types With or Without Attachment

    • Elizabeth Berry, Institute for Animal Health, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Colin Kingston, Ambic, Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Jenny Clarke, Institute for Animal Health, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Richard Hiley, Ambic, Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Richard May, Ambic, Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

    Effects of Storage Methods on the Recovery of Mycoplasma species from Milk Samples

    • Sukolrat Boonyayatra, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • John M. Gay, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • Thomas E. Besser, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • Ashish Sawant, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • Larry K. Fox, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    The Detection of Acholeplasma sp. in Individual Cow Milk Samples as 'False Positive' Growth in Mycoplasma Culture

    • Allan Britten, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington, USA ;
    • Justine Britten, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington, USA ;
    • Nancy Hanson, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington, USA ;
    • Dana Andre, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington, USA ;
    • Jon Cerar, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington, USA

    Serum Acute Phase Protein Concentrations in Dairy Cows With Acute Staphylococcal Bovine Mastitis

    • Jose Fagliari, Sao Paulo State University-UNESP, Campus de Jaboticabal-SP, Brazil ;
    • Luiz Martins-Filho, College of Veterinary Medicine-UNIRP-Campus de Sao Jose do Rio Preto-SP, Brazil ;
    • Ana Vidal-Martins, College of Veterinary Medicine-UNIRP-Campus de Sao Jose do Rio Preto-SP, Brazil

    Real-Time PCR-Based Identification of Bacteria in Milk Samples From Bovine Clinical Mastitis With No Growth in Conventional Culturing

    • M.T. Koskinen, Finnzymes Diagnostics, Espoo, Finland

    Comparison of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus agalactiae Culture Results From Bulk Milk and Quarter Samples

    • R.G.M. Olde Riekerink, GD Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • O.C. Sampimon, GD Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • L. Holst Pederson, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Haderslev, Denmark ;
    • J. Katholm, Danish Dairy Board, Århus, Denmark ;
    • T.J.G.M. Lam, GD Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands, Dutch Udder Health Centre, Deventer, The Netherlands ;

    Prevalence of Enterotoxin Genes in Staphylococcus aureus Recovered From Cases of Subclinical Mastitis

    • Leane Oliveira, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Carol Hulland, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    PFGE Typing of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates From Different Sources in Herds with Mastitis Problems

    • Aldo Capurro, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Anna Aspàn, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Helle Ericsson Unnerstad, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Karin Persson Waller, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Karin Artursson, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

    Comparison of Two Phenotypic Methods for Penicillinase Detection in Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Bovine Mastitis

    • Julia Maito, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Norma Russi, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Esperanza, Argentina ;
    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Marcelo Signorini, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina ;
    • Martín Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Luis Calvinho, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Argentina

    The Effects of Centrifugation and Resuspension Method on the Recovery of Mycoplasma spp.

    • V. Punyapornwithaya, College of Veterinary Medicine ;
    • L.K. Fox, College of Veterinary Medicine ;
    • J.M Gay, College of Veterinary Medicine ;
    • D.D. Hancock, College of Veterinary Medicine ;
    • J.R. Alldredge, Department of Statistics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    Daily Variability in Somatic Cell Count of Dairy Goats and Cows

    • Natália M. Sobreira, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Jose Pantoja C. F., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Comparing Diagnostic Tests for Antimicrobial Resistance Profiling of Bovine Mastitis Pathogens on Canadian Dairy Farms

    • Vineet Saini, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada ;
    • Richard GM Olde Riekerink, GD Animal Health Service Ltd, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • JT McClure, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada ;
    • Doris E Poole, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada ;
    • Herman W Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

    Accuracy of the Delvotest SP at the Determined MRL Values for Various Antibiotic and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    • S. Friedman, Israel Dairy Board-National Service for Udder Health and Milk Quality, Caesaria, Israel ;
    • A. Harel, Israel Dairy Board-National Service for Udder Health and Milk Quality, Caesaria, Israel ;
    • S. Soback, Animal Health Laboratories, Guelph, Canada ;

    Detection of Mastitis-Causing Pathogens in Mastitic Milk Samples Using DairyGuardTM

    • N. Smit, Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • H. Klapproth, Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • P. Piunno, Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • D. Slavic, Animal Health Laboratories, Guelph, Canada ;
    • R. Card, Veterinary Laboratory Agency, New Haw, United Kingdom ;
    • P. Wakeley, Veterinary Laboratory Agency, New Haw, United Kingdom ;
    • B. Lam, Norgen Biotek Corp., Thorold, Ontario, Canada ;
    • S. Shamim, Norgen Biotek Corp., Thorold, Ontario, Canada ;

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Streptococcus uberis Isolated in Mastitis Milk in France

    • Olivier Bidaud, Intervet Schering-Plough, Farm and Production Animals Business Unit, Angers, France ;
    • Marcel Bonnier, Laboratoire d’Analyses d’Ille-et-Vilaine, Rennes, France ;
    • Jantijn Swinkels, Intervet Schering-Plough, Int. Marketing, Boxmeer, The Netherlands

    Bulk Tank Surveillance Program for New York Dairies: Use of Bulk Milk ELISA to Predict Herd-level Prevalence of Paratuberculosis

    • Tonya Van Slyke, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Rebecca Quesnell, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Fabiola Nunes-Braga, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Daryl Nydam, Dept of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sci., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruth Zadoks, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland ;
    • John Huntley, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;

    Dairy Producers Profile and Molecular Detection of Staphylococcus aureus in Bulk Tank Milk of Farms from Botucatu Region, São Paulo, Brazil

    • Patrícia Yoshida Faccioli, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Microbiological and Citological Aspects in Goat Milk

    • Juliana Citadella Cristina Cardoso, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Helio Langoni, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Daniel Penachio Da Silva, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Patrícia Yoshida Faccioli, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe Laurino, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Benedito Donizete Menozzi, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Etiological Aspects and Quality of Bovine Milk

    • Daniel Penachi Da Silva, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Helio Langoni, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Juliana Citadella Cristina Cardoso, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe Laurino, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Patrícia Yoshida Faccioli, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Benedito Donizete Menozzi, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Effect of Milk Price and Quota on Mastitis Management

    • Kirsten Huijps, Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • Theo Lam, Dutch Udder Health Center at GD Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • Henk Hogeveen, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Economic Behaviour of Farmers

    • Kirsten Huijps, Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • Gerrit Antonides, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands ;
    • Henk Hogeveen, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Evaluating Expert Opinions on the Definition of Intramammary Infection Using Conjoint Analysis

    • S. Andersen, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • I. Dohoo, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • R. Olde Riekerink, GD Animal Health Service Deventer, Deventer, The Netherlands

    Non-aureus Staphylococci – Still Minor Pathogens?

    • R. Bexiga, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal ;
    • M. Oliveira, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal ;
    • C. Carneiro, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal ;
    • K. Ellis, University of Glasgow Veterinary Faculty, Glasgow, United Kingdom ;
    • C. L. Vilela, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

    Stall Management and Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus Infection Incidence

    • Simon Dufour, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec ;
    • Ian Dohoo, CBMRN, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island ;
    • Daniel Scholl, CBMRN, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec

    Premilking and Postmilking Teat Antisepsis in Dairy Farms of Argentina

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

    Keratin Plug Presence in Heifers 60 Days Before Calving and Its Relation With Intramammary Infections

    • Luis Miguel Jiménez, Servet Talavera SL, Talavera de La Reina, Toledo, Spain ;
    • Raquel Timón, Servet Talavera SL, Talavera de La Reina, Toledo, Spain ;
    • Juan Marco2

    The Ability of Enterococcus spp. to Survive the Ensiling Process

    • S. N. Masiello, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia ;
    • C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

    Genetic and Phenotypic Profiles of Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates of Environmental Versus Clinical Mastitis Origin

    • Marcos Munoz, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Rebecca Quesnell, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Ruth Zadoks, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Chronic Escherichia coli Experimental Intramammary Infections in Primiparous Dairy Cows During the Periparturient Period

    • S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.I. Headrick, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M.J. Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • B.E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • L.M. Johnson ;
    • K.C. Lamar, Middle Tennessee Research & Education Center, Spring Hill, Tennessee, USA ;
    • R.A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;

    Correlation Between Somatic Cell Count, Milk Yield and Quality in Five Italian Water Buffalo Dairy Herds

    • Giuseppe Ronci, DVM, Bovine practitioner ;
    • Clara Locatelli, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • Licia Scaccabarozzi, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • Valerio Bronzo, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • Antonio Casula, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • Paolo Moroni, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy

    Milk Yield on the Subsequent Lactation Following Selective Treatment of Cows at Dry-Off

    • Audrey H. Torres, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado,” Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela ;
    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Fred Silveira

    Epidemiologic Association of Staphylococcus aureus Virulence Markers With Non-Clinical Intramammary Infection

    • B.V. LeThanh , University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada ;
    • C.L. Jacob, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke,  Québec, Canada, Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada ;
    • S. Messier, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada ;
    • F. Malouin, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke,  Québec, Canada, Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada ;
    • D. Scholl, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada

    Acute Phase Proteins in Milk; Biomarkers for Sub-Clinical Mastitis and Milk Quality?

    • Maria Åkerstedt, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Karin Sternesjö

    Milk Composition in Udder Quarters with Different Levels of Somatic Cell Count

    • L. Forsbäck, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • H. Lindmark-Månsson, Swedish Dairy Association, Lund, Sweden ;
    • A. Andrén, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Food Science, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • K. Svennersten-Sjaunja, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Uppsala, Sweden ;

    How Chlorine Bleach Compares To A Commercially Available Hydrogen Peroxide Teat Dip

    • Charles Gradle, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Romeoville, Illinois, USA

    Identification of an X-ray Contrast Solution for Use as an Indicator of Post-Dip Penetration into the Bovine Teat Canal

    • Kathryn Hohmann, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA ;
    • Matt Stuessel, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA ;
    • Kristy Brown, Leon Valley Veterinary Services, LLC, Sparta, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Kevin Torgerson, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA

    The Effect of Liner Barrel Shape on Teat End Condition

    • Aaron K. Kochman, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA ;
    • Chuck Laney, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA

    Liner Design and Teat Tissue Changes

    • Aaron K. Kochman, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA ;
    • Chuck Laney, Lauren AgriSystems, Ltd., New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA

    Comparison of Real-Time PCR and Conventional Bacterial Culturing in Bovine Mastitis Testing

    • M.T. Koskinen, Finnzymes Diagnostics, Espoo, Finland

    Proteomics of Mastitis Causing Escherichia coli

    • John D. Lippolis, National Animal Disease Center, Agriculture Research Service U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Timothy A. Reinhardt, National Animal Disease Center, Agriculture Research Service U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Marcus E. Kehrli, Jr., National Animal Disease Center-USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
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    Teat Conditioning Properties of a Hydrogen Peroxide Teat Sanitizer in Automated Milking Systems

    • Xavier Goossens, DeLaval NV, Ghent, Belgium ;
    • Sarne De Vliegher, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium ;
    • Lydia Bommelé, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium ;
    • Winston Ingalls, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;

    Teat Conditioning Technology in a Pasture-Based System

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Rowena Harper, DeLaval Inc., Hamilton, New Zealand ;
    • Winston Ingalls, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression of Milk Leukocytes during Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis in Dairy Goats

    • G. Pisoni, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • B. Castiglioni, Inst. of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Italian National Research Council, Milan, Italy ;
    • P. Cremonesi, Inst. of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Italian National Research Council, Milan, Italy ;
    • A. Stella, Parco Tecnologico Padano, Lodi, Italy ;
    • P.J. Boettcher, Inst. of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Italian National Research Council, Milan, Italy ;
    • S. Genini, Parco Tecnologico Padano, Lodi, Italy ;
    • E. Giuffra, Parco Tecnologico Padano, Lodi, Italy ;
    • P. Moroni, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Italy

    Monitoring of the Efficacy of a Bio-hygienization Treatment on the Reduction of the Microbial Load on Cubicles in an Italian Dairy Herd

    • Valerio Bronzo, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy ;
    • Andrea Zanierato, SOP srl, Busto Arsizio, Italy ;
    • Roberto Varano, Animal Production Practitioners, Italy ;
    • Paolo Moroni, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Milan, Italy

    Effect of the Selective Treatment of Clinical Mastitis Based in On-Farm Culture Results on the Risk to Receive Secondary Therapy, Days to Clinical Cure and Days Out of the Tank

    • 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 ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Efficacy of Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory (Meloxicam) Treatment on Milk Production, Somatic Cell Count and Culling of Dairy Cows With Clinical Mastitis

    • Scott McDougall, Animal Health Centre, Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Mark Bryan, Vet South, Winton, New Zealand ;
    • Richard Tiddy, Vet Resource, Te Awamutu, New Zealand

    Efficacy of Tylosin Treatment and Factors Affecting Cure Rate of Staphylococcus aureus Subclinical mastitis

    • Carlos Catracchia, DeLaval Inc.Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Martín Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Javier Chaves, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Appendix

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (Updated January, 2009)