Mastitis Research


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Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015

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Mastitis Research 
Dairy farmers face many challenges including a disease that threatens their cattle and the quality of their milk. AgResearch and Extension team up with producers to fight this problem.


 

Recent Publications

Antimicrobial activity of Persicaria pensylvanica extract against Staphylococcus aureus Abdi, R. D., and O. Kerro Dego.  2019.  European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 29, August 2019. [Abstract]

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. aureus and other bacterial mastitis pathogens isolated from milk of dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Mastitis Research Workers Annual meeting, October 24 26, Chicago, Illinois..

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial isolates from cases of mastitis in dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 27, Knoxville, TN..

Identifying factors associated with lying behavior and mastitis in organic dairy cows.  Couture, V.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Managing mastitis in heifers and dry cows.  Couture, V., G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Eckelkamp.  2018.  UT Extension, Submitted for peer review 12/2018.

Isolation and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus from milk of cows, camels and goats with mastitis in Southern Ethiopia.  Donde, B. G., A. Balemi,, K. A. Ejeta, S. Girma, M. Gebru, A. Rius, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  The 99th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, Chicago Marrio.

Bovine intramammary infection associated immunogenic surface proteins of Streptococcus uberis Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, A. M. Saxton, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2018.  Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 115: 304 - 311, February 2018. [Abstract]

Experimental S. aureus mastitis teat-dip infection model for evaluation of efficacy of vaccine against S. aureus intramammary infection.  Kerro Dego, O., R. D. Abdi, and R. A. Almeida.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 27, Knoxville, TN.

Protective effects of staphylococcal surface proteins as vaccine antigens to control mastitis in dairy cows.  Kerro Dego, O., R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, and S. I. Headrick.  2018.  The 99th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, Chicago Marriot.

Producer opinions of suffering caused by mastitis and management goals associated with bulk tank somatic cell count from dairy herds in the southeastern United States.  Lee, A.R., S. M. Schexnayder, S. P. Oliver, G. M. Pighetti, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  2018 International Bovine Mastitis Conference, Page 8 in Proc. The 2018 International Bovine Mastitis Conference, Milan, Italy.

Protective effects of staphylococcal surface proteins as vaccine antigens to control mastitis in dairy cows.  Merrill, C., D. B. Ensermu, R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, J. Vaughn, S. I. Headrick, K. Hash, T. B. Walker, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 27, Knoxville, TN..

Southeast Quality Milk Initiative (SQMI): Implementing Science-Based Recommendations to Control Mastitis and Imporve Milk Quality.  Oliver, S. P., R. A. Almeida, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. M. Schexnayder, J. M. Fly, C. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, L. Garkovich, M. Arnold, S. Nickerson, and A. Stone.  2018.  Final Report.