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  • Presidents Report
  • 52nd Annual Meeting (2013)

    January 27, 2013 12:00 AM - January 29, 2013 12:00 AM

    Presidents Report

    President’s Report

    • Sheila Andrew, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA

    General Session 1: Oxytocin Issues Affecting Milkability

    Oxytocin from the Pituitary or from the Syringe: Importance and Consequences for Machine Milking in Dairy Cows

    • Rupert M. Bruckmaier, Veterinary Physiology, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

    What a Letdown! Calm Cow Handling Practices to Maximize Parlor Performance and Throughput (Paper not available)

    • Margaret Perala, MP Vet Services Inc., Deerfield, Kansas, USA

    General Session 2: Building Consumer Trust in Our Food Supply – Opportunities for Positive Change

    How Milk Quality Affects Our Industry at a Global and Consumer Level

    • Michael C. O’Brien, Foremost Farms USA Cooperative, Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA

    How Meat Quality Affects Our Industry at a Consumer Level

    • Mike Apley, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

    Assessment of Health Management on U.S. Dairies

    • John R. Wenz, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    General Session 3: Milk Quality Around the World

    Columbia Milk Quality Report

    • Alejandro Ceballos, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia

    Italy Milk Quality Report

    • Alfonso Zecconi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

    Spain Milk Quality Report

    • Luís M. Jiménez, Servet Talavera, Talavera de La Reina, Spain

    Belgium Milk Quality Report

    • Sarne De Vliegher, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

    Germany Milk Quality Report

    • Christian Baumgartner, MPR Bayern, Wolnzach, Germany

    New Zealand Milk Quality Report

    • Eric Hillerton, DairyNZ, Hamilton, New Zealand

    United States Milk Quality Report

    • Jason Lombard, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

    Canada Milk Quality Report

    • Greg Keefe, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Great Britain Milk Quality Report

    • Elizabeth Berry, DairyCo, Kenilworth, United Kingdom

    Can Milk Somatic Cells Get Too Low? A Question to be Revisited

    • Larry Fox, College of Veterinary Medicine Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    Featured Symposium: Where the Rubber Meets the Teat – Understanding and Managing the Milking Process at the Interface Between Teats and Liners

    Exploring the Role of Liner Shape, Dimensions and Venting on Milking Performance

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

    Understanding the Milking Machine: the Contribution of Cyclic Liner Compression to Effective Pulsation

    • Graeme A. Mein, Werribee South, Victoria, Australia ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann, Milking Research and Instruction Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Paul D. Thompson, Milking Research and Instruction Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Review of Parlor Summaries From 3x Herds in the United States

    • Brandon K. Treichler, Valley Veterinary Clinic, Seymour, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • David A. Reid, Rocky Ridge Dairy Consulting, Hazel Green, Wisconsin, USA

    Research and Developments Summaries Session

    Transcriptomic Expression Profiles of Streptococcus uberis During In vitro Co-culture with Mammary Epithelial Cells

    • O. Kerro Dego, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.P. Oliver, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • A.M. Saxton, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • D.A. Luther, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • L.J. Hauser, Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, Biology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA ;
    • R.A. Almeida, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Defining the Role of SUAM in the Pathogenesis of Streptococcus uberis Mastitis Using a SUAM-negative Gene Deletion Mutant

    • R.A. Almeida, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • O. Kerro Dego, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.I. Headrick, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M.J. Lewis, East Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center - Little River Animal and Environmental Unit, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • C. Young, East Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center - Little River Animal and Environmental Unit, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • B.E. Gillespie, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • L.S. Siebert, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • D.A. Luther, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • G.M. Pighetti, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.P. Oliver, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Genotypic Characterization of Staphylococcus chromogenes Isolated from Cases of Bovine Mastitis

    • Pamela R. Fry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • Michael Calcutt, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    Associations of Herd-Cow-level Factors, Cow Lying, Standing Behavior and Risk of Elevated Somatic Cell Count in Free-stall Housed Lactating Dairy Cows

    • M.E. Alexandrea Watters, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Karin M.A. Meijer, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Herman W. Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Marina Keyserlingk von, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ;
    • Trevor J. DeVries, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada

    Cow Level Risk Factors for Prototheca Mastitis and Species and Genotype Differentiation in Prototheca &spp. Isolates from Ontario, Canada, Dairy Herds

    • Laura Pieper, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ann Godkin, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affaires, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Uwe Roesler, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Angela Polleichtner, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Durda Slavic, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Randomized Non-inferiority Clinical Trial Evaluating Three Commercial Dry Cow Mastitis Preparations

    • Andreia G. Arruda, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Paul Rapnicki, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Patrick Gorden, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Leo Timms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Sharif Aly, University of California, Davis, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Terry Lehenbauer, University of California, Davis, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • John Champagne, University of California, Davis, Tulare, California, USA

    Pathogen Identification and Incidence Rates of Mastitis on Organic and Conventional Dairy Farms

    • Léna J. Levison, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Anita L. Tucker, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Renée Bergeron, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Herman W. Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ;
    • Trevor J. DeVries, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada

    Exploring the Characteristics of Herds Experiencing ‘Summer Seasonal’ Elevations in Bulk Milk SCC

    • Daniel A. Shock, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Stephen J. LeBlanc, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Karen J. Hand, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • M. Ann Godkin, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, Elora, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Pathogen Transmission and the Cost of Clinical Mastitis

    • Peter M. Down, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, England ;
    • Chris D. Hudson, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, England ;
    • Martin J. Green, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, England

    Stochastic Simulation of the Impact of Commodity Price Variation on Mastitis Costs

    • Di Liang, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Michael M. Schutz, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

    Posters Presented Only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Protective Effect Of Anti-suam Antibodies On Streptococcus uberis Intramammary Infections

    • R.A. Almeida, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • O. Kerro Dego, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M.E. Prado, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.I. Headrick, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M.J. Lewis, East Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center - Little River Animal and Environmental Unit, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • C. Young, East Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center - Little River Animal and Environmental Unit, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • B.E. Gillespie, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • L.S. Siebert, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • D.A. Luther, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • G.M. Pighetti, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S.P. Oliver, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Cost Effectiveness of Diagnostic Strategies Using Quantitative Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction and Bacterial Culture to Identify Cows with Mycoplasma Mastitis During an Outbreak in a California Dairy Herd

    • Kiyokazu Murai, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA ;
    • Terry W. Lehenbauer, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA ;
    • John Champagne, University of California, Davis, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Kathy Glenn, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA ;
    • Sharif S. Aly, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA

    Assessment of Early Lactation Screening Time Using Microbiological Evaluation of Quarter Milk Samples

    • Reha O. Azizoglu, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Advanced Animal Diagnostics, Morrisville, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Rudy Rodriguez, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Advanced Animal Diagnostics, Morrisville, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Roberta Lyman, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Kevin L. Anderson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Trend of Mastitis Pathogens and Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Counts in North Italy from 2005 to 2011

    • Luigi Bertocchi, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Francesca Fusi, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Alessandra Scalvenzi, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Giuseppe Bolzoni, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Giorgio Zanardi, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Giorgio Varisco, Department Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy

    Communication for Italian Dairy Farmers – Part 1: Responders’ Population Characteristics, Preliminary Results

    • Micaela Cipolla, Department of Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

    Communication for Italian Dairy Farmers – Part 2: The Role of Consultants, Preliminary Results

    • Micaela Cipolla, Department of Veterinary Science and Public Health, University of Milan (DIVET), Milan, Italy ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

    Case Study: Controlling Staphylococcus aureus in a Flemish Herd

    • Danny M.D. Coomans, Dierenkliniek Venhei, Kasterlee, Belgium

    Pathogen Reduction by UV Light of Waste Milk for Improved Animal Health of Neonatal Calves

    • Jennifer A. Crook, University of California Davis, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • James S. Cullor, University of California Davis, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Carol Collar, University of California Cooperative Extension, Hanford, California, USA ;
    • Paul V. Rossitto, University of California Davis, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Jared Parko, University of California Davis, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, California, USA

    Relationship Between Body Condition and Cleanliness Score in the Dry Period, Udder Health

    • Elena Torres de, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay ;
    • Guillermo A. Sierra, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay ;
    • Fernanda Zorrilla, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay ;
    • Flavia Facal, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

    Case Study: A Milk Quality Programme in a UK Dairy Herd

    • Robert B.S. Drysdale, Westpoint Veterinary Group, Warnham, West Sussex, United Kingdom

    Whey Protein Concentrations in Murrah Buffalo Healthy or With Subclinical Mastitis

    • José J. Fagliari, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Lucas Pizauro L., Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • André M. Santana, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Daniela G. Silva, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Giovana Lima, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil

    Somatic Cell Count and Pathogens of Subclinical Mastitis in Water Buffaloes in Brazil

    • José J. Fagliari, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Lucas Pizauro L., Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Daniela G. Silva, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • André M. Santana, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Virna Clemente, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Gustavo H.B. Lara, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Fernando J.P. Listoni, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Márcio G. Ribeiro, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Economic Output of Different Somatic Cell Strategies

    • Michael Farre, Dyrlaegerne Univet, Vejen, Denmark

    Implementing a Cleaning Program with a Chlorinated Alkaline Detergent that Functions at Reduced Temperatures Decreases Energy Usage and Maintains Milk Quality

    • Elizabeth A. French, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Matthew Gough, DeLaval Incorporated, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Adequate Setting of Milking Machine and Oxytocin Injection Dosages Reduction in Milking

    • M. Gambina, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Guardiano, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Ragusa, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Azzaro, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Licitra, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, DISPA, Catania University, Italy

    Milking Performance Evaluation of Native Modicana Cows Milked in Herringbone Parlour in Hyblean Region of Southeastern Sicily

    • M. Gambina, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • A. Difalco, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Azzaro, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • andG. Licitra

    Management of Sicilian Dairy Farms Enrolled In Milk Quality Improvement Project

    • G. Azzaro, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • M. Caccamo, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • P. L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • M. Gambina, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Licitra, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, DISPA, Catania University, Italy

    Detection and Molecular Characterization and Clonal Diversity of Methicillin- susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Milk of Cows with Mastitis in Brazil

    • Nathalia Silva, Departament of Microbiology and Immunology, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe Guimarães, Department of Hygiene Veterinary and Public Health, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Elena Gómez-Sanz, Department of Food and Agriculture, University of Rioja, Logroño, Spain ;
    • Carmen Lozano, Department of Food and Agriculture, University of Rioja, Logroño, Spain ;
    • Daniel Benito, Department of Food and Agriculture, University of Rioja, Logroño, Spain ;
    • Paulo Budri, Departament of Microbiology and Immunology, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcela Manzi, Department of Hygiene Veterinary and Public Health, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Helio Langoni, Department of Hygiene Veterinary and Public Health, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Carmen Torres, Department of Food and Agriculture, University of Rioja, Logroño, Spain ;
    • Vera Rall, Departament of Microbiology and Immunology, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Bovine Mastitis

    • Marcela P. Manzi, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Helio Langoni, Department of Hygiene Veterinary and Public Health, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe F. Guimarães, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Virgínia B.R. Pereira, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Pamela M. Marson, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego B. Nóbrega, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Benedito D. Menozzi, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Determination of Teat Dip Iodine Concentration

    • Mark Henderson, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Joe Morelli, Ecolab, Eagan, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Ron Robinson, A&L, Forest City, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Michael Loosemore, Webco, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

    Association Between Teat-end Hyperkeratosis and New Intra-mammary Infection in Four New Zealand Dairy Herds

    • Nicollete Adamson, Cognosco Limited (Division of Anexa Animal Health), Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Jaimie C. Hunnam, Cognosco Limited (Division of Anexa Animal Health), Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Katrina I. Roberts, Cognosco Limited (Division of Anexa Animal Health), Morrinsville, New Zealand ;
    • Scott McDougall, Cognosco Limited (Division of Anexa Animal Health), Morrinsville, New Zealand

    Preliminary Evaluation of the Use of Bacteriological Culture after the Treatment of Clinical Mastitis with Antibiotics

    • Alfonso Lago, DairyExperts, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Noelia Silva-del-Río, University of California-Davis, Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Cedric Blanc, Pacific Rim and Greg te Velde Dairies, Tipton, California, USA

    Sensitivity Profile Monitoring of Pathogens Isolated from Bovine Mastitis Clinical Cases

    • Helio Langoni, Department of Hygiene Veterinary and Public Health, UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe F. Guimarães, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcella Z. Troncarelli, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Anelise Salina, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Gustavo P. Machado, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Assessment of On-farm Raw Milk Consumption in Chilean Dairy Operations

    • Alejandra A. Latorre, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Marcos A. Munoz, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile

    Case Study: Association Between Vaccination and Mastitis on a UK Dairy Farm

    • Colin Lindsay, Capontree Vets Brampton, Cumbria, United Kingdom

    Germicidal Power, Cleaning and Speed of Kill are Key When Prepping Teats Before Milking

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Donna LeJune, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Amanda Faltynowski, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Carolina Mateus, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Subclinical Mastitis and Somatic Cell Count, Milk Production and Lactation Number in Dairy Herds from São Paulo State, Brazil

    • Simone B. Lucheis, Paulista Agency of Agribusiness Technology, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego B. Nóbrega, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil

    Beta-lactams Resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Dairy Farms

    • Simone B. Lucheis, Paulista Agency of Agribusiness Technology, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego B. Nóbrega, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe F. Guimarães, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil

    Effect of Pre-Sampling Procedures on Real-time PCR Used for Diagnosis of Intramammary Infections with Staphylococcus aureus in Dairy Cows at Routine Milk Recordings

    • Yasser S. Mahmmod, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark ;
    • Ilka C. Klaas, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark ;
    • Søren S. Nielsen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark ;
    • Jørgen Katholm, Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Aarhus, Denmark ;
    • Nils Toft , Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Case Study: Controlling Clinical Mastitis in a Dairy Herd Using a Multivalent Vaccine

    • Timothy W. May, Old Woodhouses, Shropshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Lambert Leonard ;
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    Dairy Cow Behavior as a Method of Early Mastitis Detection

    • Kathryn E. McCullough, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Gustavo M. Schuenemann, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Mallory L. Titler, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Paige N. Gott, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Efficacy of a Lysostaphin-fusion Protein as a Dry Cow Treatment for Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis: Preliminary Data

    • Kenton Hoernig, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Sez. Verona-Vicenza, Italy ;
    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • David Donovan, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy

    Overpressure as a Tool to Improve Teat End Condition on Dairy Farms

    • Luís Miguel Jiménez, Servet Talavera SL, Talavera de La Reina, Toledo, Spain ;
    • Nuria Roger, Servet Talavera SL, Talavera de La Reina, Toledo, Spain

    Susceptibility to Main Antibiotics of Gram-negative Bacteria from Bovine Mastitis in Italian Herds

    • Antonio Barberio, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Sez. Verona-Vicenza, Italy ;
    • Clara Locatelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Riccardo Muliari, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Sez. Verona-Vicenza, Italy ;
    • Sandra Bonamico, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Sez. Verona-Vicenza, Italy ;
    • Valerio Bronzo, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Paolo Moroni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    An in vitro Assessment of the Antibacterial Effects of Various Plant Essential Oils

    • Keena Mullen E., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Amanda R. Lee, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, USA ;
    • Roberta L. Lyman, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Steven P. Washburn, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Kevin L. Anderson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Antibiotic Residue Violations in Bulk Tank Milk on Dairy Farms in the Provinces of Biobío and Ñuble, Chile

    • Marcos Munoz, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Claudia Maturana, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Alejandra Latorre, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile

    Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Implementing Science-based Recommendations to Control Mastitis and Improve Milk Quality in the Southeast

    • Stephen P. Oliver, AgResearch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Raul A. Almeida, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Gina M Pighetti, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Peter D. Krawczel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Lorraine Garkovich, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Donna M. Amaral-Phillips, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Michelle Arnold, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Stephen C. Nickerson, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • Stephanie Hill-Ward, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA ;
    • Albert DeVries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA ;
    • University Tennessee

    Case Study: Use of Vaccination to Control Bovine Mastitis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus

    • Rafael Ortega A.V., Centro Técnico Veterinário La Espina, Salas, Asturias, Spain

    Herd Characteristics Associated with Prototheca Mastitis on Dairy Farms in Ontario, Canada

    • Laura Pieper, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ann Godkin, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affaires, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Uwe Roesler, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Angela Polleichtner, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany ;
    • Durda Slavic, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Inflammation and Clearance of Streptococcus uberis Significantly Tied to Genetic Variation in CXCR1 Amino Acid Expression

    • Gina M Pighetti, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Susan Headrick, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Mark Lewis, East Tennessee Research and Education Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Barbara Gillespie, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Charles Young, East Tennessee Research and Education Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Lydia Siebert, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Leszek Wojakiewicz, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Oudessa Kerro Dego, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Raul Almeida, Department of Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver, AgResearch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Improved Persistence of Iodine-based Teat Disinfectant: In vitro study

    • Maria Buchalova, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Eli S. Rauer, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Case Study: Udder Health in Heifers After Vaccination Against Mastitis

    • Nuria Roger, Servet Talavera SL, Talavera de La Reina, Toledo, Spain

    Evaluation of Escherichia coli Bacterin, J-5 Strain, as an Aid in the Control of Clinical Signs Associated with E. coli Mastitis in Dairy Cows

    • Glenn R. Alaniz, Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA ;
    • Todd R. Meinert, Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA ;
    • William J. Loveland, Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA ;
    • Guillermo Gallo, Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA ;
    • Sarah A. Salmon, Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

    Risk Factors Associated with Hygienic Milk Quality in Brazilian Dairy Farms

    • Cristina S. Cortinhas, University of São Paulo-Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Susana N. Macedo, University of São Paulo-Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Camila Silano, University of São Paulo-Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcos V. Santos, University of São Paulo-Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil

    Non-inferiority Trial Comparing a First Generation Cephalosporin with a Third Generation Cephalosporin in the Treatment of Non-severe Clinical Mastitis in Dairy Cows

    • Ynte H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Mike J. Zurakowski, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Brad J. Rauch, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Belinda Gross, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Linda G. Tikofsky, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA ;
    • Frank L. Welcome, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Assessing Seasonal Patterns in Ontario Provincial Bulk Milk SCC Over 25 Years

    • Daniel A. Shock, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David F. Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Stephen J. LeBlanc, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Karen J. Hand, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • M. Ann Godkin, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, Elora, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Spatial Analysis of Bulk Tank Milk Somatic Cell Counts From Dairy Herds Located in Southeast Region of Brazil, 2011

    • Guilherme N. Souza, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Célia R. Grego, Embrapa Monitoramento por Satélite, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcos C. Hott, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Márcio R. Silva, UNIPAC/JF, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Wanessa Araújo Carvalho, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Samuel M. Hylario, UNIPAC/JF, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Cinthia M. Amaral, UFJF, Faculdade de Geografia, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Eduardo Oliveira de, Instituto Mineiro de Agropecuária, Juiz de Fora, Brazil

    Estimate of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus agalactiae Prevalence among Dairy Herds from Minas Gerais Holstein Dairy Association, Brazil, 2011/2012

    • Eduardo Oliveira de, Instituto Mineiro de Agropecuária, Juiz de Fora, Brazil ;
    • Maria Brito V., Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • C.C. Lange, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Samuel Miguel Hylario, Universidade Presidente Antônio Carlos, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • A.F. Bruno, Universidade Presidente Antônio Carlos, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Márcio R. Silva, UNIPAC/JF, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Guilherme N. Souza, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Case Study: Practical Approach for Lowering the Incidence of Mastitis and the Use of Antibiotics on a Dairy Farm in Flanders

    • Gerrit P.M.M. Tacken, Dierenartsenpraktijk Ell, Ell, The Netherlands

    Mycoplasma Mastitis in Dairy Cattle in Argentina

    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Verónica Neder, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina ;
    • Julia Maito, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Mercedes Gavidia, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Cecilia Baumberger, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Javier Chaves, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Martín Pol, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Vilma Canavesio, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina ;
    • Luis Calvinho, EEA INTA, Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina

    Effect of Clinical Mastitis on Milk Production

    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Mercedes Gavidia, Lactodiagnóstico Sur. Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Claudina Vissio, Knowledge Center for Agriculture, Cattle, Aarhus, Denmark ;
    • Liliana Odierno, Knowledge Center for Agriculture, Cattle, Aarhus, Denmark ;
    • Alejandro Larriestra, Knowledge Center for Agriculture, Cattle, Aarhus, Denmark

    Milk Yield and Composition of Mammary Quarters Infected by Staphylococcus chromogenes

    • Tiago Tomazi, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Juliana R. Barreiro, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Juliano L. Gonçalves, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcos Santos dos, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

    Case Study: Reduction in Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count on a Commercial Dairy Associated With Use of a Streptococcus uberis Bacterin

    • Dale M. Wallis, Hygieia Biological Laboratories, Woodland, California, USA

    Realtime PCR for Mastitis Pathogens in Bulk Tank Samples and Herd Characteristics in Danish Dairy Herds

    • Torben W. Bennedsgaard, Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark ;
    • Jørgen Katholm, Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Aarhus, Denmark

    Pharmacokinetics of Cephapirin Sodium in Milk Using an 8-day Extended Therapy Program of Daily Intramammary Infusion in Healthy Lactating Holstein-Friesian Cows

    • Patrick J. Gorden, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Mark List der, Boehringer-Ingelheim LLC, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA ;
    • Fred D. Lehman, Boehringer-Ingelheim LLC, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA ;
    • Robert K. Lantz, Rocky Mountain Instrumental Laboratories, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA ;
    • Peter D. Constable, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA;

    Appendix

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (last revised 2009)