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  • President's Report
  • 43rd Annual Meeting (2004)

    February 01, 2004 12:00 AM - February 04, 2004 12:00 AM

    President's Report

    President's Report

    • Andrew Johnson, NMC President, Total Health Management Systems, Clintonville, WI

    Papers Presented at the Pre-Conference Symposium - "Lactation Mastitis Therapy and Its Role in Mastitis Control and Milk Quality"

    Lactation Therapy and Milk Quality

    • Pam Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

    Philosophical Approach to Antibiotic Therapy: Know the Cow and Bug, and Drug

    • Ron Erskine, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI

    Where Are We in Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing For Mastitis? (paper not available)

    • Sarah Salmon, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, MI

    Beyond Antibiotics - What Else Can We Do?

    • Dawn Morin, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

    Factors Associated With the Cure of Staphylococcus aureus During Lactation

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

    Chronic and Recurrent Coliforms: Implications For Lactation Therapy

    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

    Practical Monitoring of Clinical Mastitis Treatment Programs

    • John Wenz, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

    Papers Presented at the NMC General Session — "Mastitis and Milk Quality: Managing the Risks"

    The Role of Milk Quality in Addressing Dairy Food Marketing Opportunities in a Global Economy

    • Dave Barbano, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

    Use of Petri Films™ For Mastitis Diagnosis and Treatment Protocols

    • Breno Silva, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    Cow-Side Mastitis Tests: Possibilities and Limitations

    • Jorn Hamann, Veterinary School Hannover, Hannover, Germany

    Implementing and Evaluating Fresh Cow Mastitis Programs

    • Allan Britten, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington

    Heifer Mastitis: Prevalence and Risk Factors and Control Strategies

    • Steve Oliver, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

    Impact of Early Lactation Somatic Cell Count From Belgium Dairy Heifers on Udder Health and Production During the Subsequent Lactation

    • Sarne De Vliegher, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Implementing On-Farm Heifer Mastitis Control Programs

    • Jim Brett, Macon County Veterinary Hospital, Montezuma, GA

    Effect of Prepartum Antibiotic Therapy in Heifers on Milk Production and Mastitis Postpartum

    • Larry Fox, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

    Teat Condition and Mastitis

    • Francesca Neijenhuis, Animal Sciences Group, WUR, Lelystad, The Netherlands

    Teat Anatomy and Teat Sphincter Closure: Relationship with Milk Flow

    • Rupert Bruckmaier, Technical University, Munich, Germany

    Machine Effects on Cytological Defense Mechanisms in the Teat Tissue

    • Alfonso Zecconi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

    Winter Conditions and Teat Health: Why and What To Do

    • Leo Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

    Teat Thermography: Hot or Not

    • Carl Oskar Paulrud, Danish Institute Agricultural Science, Tjele, Denmark

    Overmilking and Teat Condition

    • Morten Dam Rasmussen, Danish Institute For Agricultural Science, Tjele, Denmark

    Milking Machines and Mastitis Risk: A Storm in a Teatcup

    • Graeme Mein, Sensortec NZ, Werribee, Australia

    Purpose of the Milking Routine and Comparative Physiology of Milk Removal

    • Doug Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

    Minimal Milking Routines: New Zealand Style

    • Murray Woolford, Dexcel, Hamilton, New Zealand

    Quality of the Milk Supply: European Regulations versus Practice

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

    The Science Behind Milk Ejection

    • Kerstin Svennersten, Swedish Research Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

    Automatic Milking and Sensors and the Milking Routine

    • John Baines, Fullwood Ltd., Ellesmere, United Kingdom

    Transition Cow Nutrition and Mastitis - Balancing All the Factors

    • Jim Spain, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

    Dry Period Length: How Short is Long Enough?

    • Kermit Bachman, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    Managing the Cow Environment for Improved Animal Health and Milk Quality

    • Mike Brouk, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

    Posters Presented at the Technology Transfer Session

    Development of an Experimental Streptococcus uberis Intramammary Infection Model

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

    Variation in Individual Cow Cell Count

    • Elizabeth A Berry, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom ;
    • J Eric Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom ;
    • Michael Gravenor, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom

    Effect of Teat Dips on Hyperkeratosis

    • Allan Britten, Udder Health Systems, Bellingham, Washington ;
    • Nancy Hanson, Udder Health Systems, Inc., Bellingham, Washington ;
    • Juan Pedraza, Udder Health Systems, Inc., Bellingham, Washington

    Measuring Milk Quality Losses Using a Modified Goal Form

    • Nigel B. Cook, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Kenneth V. Nordlund, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin

    Using DHIA Recorded Individual Cow Somatic Cell Counts to Determine Clinical Mastitis Treatment Cure Rates

    • Alfonso Lago, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • David Rhoda, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Nigel B. Cook, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin

    The Prevention of New Intramammary Infections During the Dry Period When Using an Internal Teat Sealant in Conjunction with a Dry Cow Antibiotic

    • N.B. Cook, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • A. Wilkinson, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, United Kingdom ;
    • K. Gajewski, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, United Kingdom ;
    • D. Weigel, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, United Kingdom ;
    • P. Sharp, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • D. Pionek, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin

    Comparison of the Efficacy of a Teat-Disinfectant Applied as a Foam or as a Liquid Dip Using an in-vitro Test

    • J. Cooper, Institute for Animal Health, Newbury, United Kingdom ;
    • A. Beggin, Ambic Equipment Limited, Witney, United Kingdom ;
    • J.E. Hillerton, Institute for Animal Health, Newbury, United Kingdom

    Lactation Mastitis Therapy with the Nisin-based Product Mast Out™: Results of a 125 Cow Study

    • R. Coughlin, ImmuCell Corp., Portland, Maine ;
    • L. Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • H. Schulte, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • G. Bennett, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • J. Rejman, ImmuCell Corp., Portland, Maine ;
    • D. Fisher, ImmuCell Corp., Portland, Maine ;
    • J. Crabb, ImmuCell Corp., Portland, Maine ;
    • Y. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

    The University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Spanish Language Milker's School

    • J.C. Dalton, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension, Caldwell, Idaho ;
    • K.S. Jensen, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension, Caldwell, Idaho ;
    • W. Cook, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension, Caldwell, Idaho ;
    • R. Norell, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension, Caldwell, Idaho

    In vitro Growth Inhibition of Major Mastitis Pathogens by Staphylococcus chromogenes Originating from Teat Apices of Dairy Heifers

    • S. De Vliegher, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • G. Opsomer, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • A. Vanrolleghem, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • L. A. Devriese O.C. Sampimon $lastName ;
    • J. Sol, Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • H.W. Barkema, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada ;
    • F. Haesebrouck, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • A. De Kruif, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Therapeutic Efficacy of Mastacure in Subclinical Mastitis in Cows

    • Anshu Sharma, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS HAU Hisar, India ;
    • P Dhingra, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS HAU Hisar, India ;
    • B.L. Pander, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS HAU Hisar, India ;
    • R K Bajpai, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS HAU Hisar, India

    The Influence of the Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis Molecular Type of Subclinical Staphylococcus aureus on Dry Period Elimination in Canadian Dairy Herds

    • Randy Dingwell, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada ;
    • Ken Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Jennifer Pacan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Dion Lepp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Parviz Sabour, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Efficacy of an Internal Teat Sealant (OrbeSeal™) for the Prevention of New Intramammary Infections During the Dry Period

    • C. Sanford, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • G. Keefe, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • K. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • I. Dohoo, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • H. Barkema, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • R. Dingwell, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • L. DesCoteaux, University of Montreal, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

    Microbial Etiology and Correlation with Environmental Factors in Cases of Acute Clinical Mastitis in Swedish Dairy Cows

    • Torkel Ekman, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden, ;
    • Björn Bengtsson, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Ann Lindberg, Swedish Dairy Association, Uppsala, Sweden, ;
    • Karin Persson Waller, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Helle Unnerstad, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Karin Artursson, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Jelena Jovanovic, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden ;
    • Maria Nilsson Öst, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

    Development of Microbiological Colonisation in a Newly Installed Parlor

    • Ulrike Falkenberg, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Petra Reinhold, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Goetz Hildebrandt, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Wolfgang Heuwieser, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Detection of Mastitis Pathogens Directly From Milk By Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

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

    Seasonal Effects on DHI Somatic Cell Counts

    • Warren D. Gilson, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia ;
    • James W. Smith, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia ;
    • Lane O. Ely, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

    Conservation Wash System Research

    • Peter Havard, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Resistance to Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QAC) in Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Bulk Tank Milk

    • Narasimha Hegde, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Bhushan Jayarao, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    Scrapbook of Machine Milking - Where Are They Now?

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

    Market Dairy Cows - Economic Value and Reasons for Culling and Relationship to Udder Health

    • Larry Hutchinson, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Kimberly Nelen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Louise Byler, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    Influence of Slow Milking Cows on Mastitis and Milk Quality and Parlor Performance

    • E. Izak, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • J. P. Araya, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • G. Rocca, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • M.R. Gorgerino, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Free Iodine and the Germicidal Activity of Iodine Teat Dips

    • Chris Foret, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Pablo Janowicz, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Santiago Young, Proyecto Lechero, EEA INTA, Pergamino, Argentina ;
    • Carlos N. Corbellini, Proyecto Lechero, EEA INTA, Pergamino, Argentina

    Teat Sealants: Comparison of External and Internal Sealants

    • Harinath Bathina, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Pablo Janowicz, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Thomas Hemling, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri

    Mitigation of Teat End Conditions Under Adverse Weather Conditions

    • Chris Foret, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Pablo Janowicz, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri ;
    • Mike McKinzie, DeLaval Inc., Kansas City, Missouri

    Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Resistance of S. aureus and Streptococci Isolates With Antimicrobial Disk and Dilution Susceptibility Test

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

    Valiant Pre/Post: A Skin Conditioning Teat Dip

    • Joseph Kravitz, Ecolab Research Center, Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota

    A Quantitative Cow-Side Somatic Cell Count Test With a Portable Reflectometer

    • Wai Law, PortaScience Inc., Moorestown, New Jersey

    Less Mastitis and Better Milk: New Training Material on Mastitis Prevention

    • Pierre Levesque, Institute of Agricultural Technology. La Pocatiere, Quebec, Canada

    Efficacy of a Commercially Available Staphylococcus aureus Bacterin in the Potentiation of Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis in Dairy Cattle

    • Christopher D. Luby, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • Autumn Davis, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • Ryan Bader, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri ;
    • Marion Butcher, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

    Use of Lactocorder(r) to Measure Milking Performance

    • Michael Maroney, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Flavia Tayar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Doug Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

    Evaluation of Bovine Teat Lesion in Mountain Italian Dairy Herds

    • P. Moroni, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, ;
    • S. Beltrame 2 $lastName ;
    • P. Casale, Bovine Practitioner, Italy ;
    • G. Gnemmi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, ;
    • G. Pisoni, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, ;
    • G. Spreafico, Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy ;
    • G. Ruffo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, ;
    • J. Hamann, School of Veterinary Medicine, Hanover, Germany

    Efficacy of a Re-Formulated Teat Disinfectant For Prevention of Bovine Mastitis

    • Kasey M. Moyes, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut ;
    • Sheila M. Andrew, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut ;
    • Lynn S. Hinckley, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

    Evaluation of a Universal Pre-Enrichment Broth for Isolation of Salmonella species and Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes from Dairy Farm Environmental Samples

    • H. M. Nam, 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

    Application of SYBR Green Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction For Simultaneous Detection of Campylobacter jejuni and Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp.

    • H. M. Nam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • B. E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. E. Murinda, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Detection of Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli and Listeria monocytogenes and Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella spp. From Dairy Farm Environmental Samples

    • S. E. Murinda, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L. T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • H. M. Nam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R. A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    SUAM: An Important Virulence Factor in the Pathogenesis of Streptococcus uberis Mastitis

    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • D.A. Luther, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • Hee-Myung Park, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R. A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    New Impedance Based Sensor for Mastitis Detection in Milk

    • Sonia Ramírez-García, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • Valérie Favry, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • Kim Lau, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • Gillian McMahon, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • Dermot Diamond, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

    The Use of Statistical Process Control Capability Indices to Estimate Sub-Clinical Mastitis Prevalence and New Infection Rates

    • J. Lukas, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • J.K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Consistency Index as a Dynamic Field Measure of BTSCC Variation

    • J. Lukas, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota ;
    • J.K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Test Characteristics and Comparison of Methods Used to Detect Subclinical Mastitis

    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin ;
    • Luciana Sekito, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

    Prevalence of Streptococci and Streptococci-Like Organisms in Bulk Tank Milk and Their Relationship to Elevated Standard Plate Counts

    • Ashish Sawant, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Bhushan Jayarao, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    Prevalence of Antimicrobial Resistant Gram-Negative Enteric Bacteria in Bulk Tank Milk

    • Beth Straley, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Ashish Sawant, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Sarah Donaldson, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Jonathan Dohanich, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania ;
    • Bhushan Jayarao, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    Identification of (-Defensin Genes in Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells

    • B. Tamilselvam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • V. Srinivasan, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • D.A. Luther, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • R. A. Almeida, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Integrons in Foodborne Pathogens Isolated From Dairy Farms

    • V. Srinivasan, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • H. M. Nam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L. T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • B. Tamilselvam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. E. Murinda, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Phenotypic and Genotypic Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Escherichia coli Isolated From Dairy Cows With Mastitis

    • V. Srinivasan, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • B. E. Gillespie, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L. T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • M. J. Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • Y. H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Soil From Dairy Farms

    • V. Srinivasan, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • B. Tamilselvam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • H. M. Nam, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • L. T. Nguyen, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee ;
    • S. P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

    In Vitro Growth Inhibition of Mastitis Pathogens by Condensed Tannins and Penicillin G

    • 1G.M. Tomita $lastName ;
    • S.J. Messier, Texas A & M University, Vernon, Texas ;
    • B.R. Min, University of Montreal, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada ;
    • D.T. Scholl, University of Montreal, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

    Comparison of Environmental and Fecal and Milk Isolates of Streptococcus uberis From an Organic Dairy Farm

    • Ruth Zadoks, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Linda Garrison-Tikofsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Kathryn Boor, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ;
    • Ynte Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

    Appendix

    Recommended Protocols for Evaluating Efficacy of Postmilking Teat Germicides

    Bovine Mastitis Pathogens and Trends in Resistance to Antibacterial Drugs

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (2004 Update)