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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

Staphylococcal and Streptococcal mastitis in dairy cows.  Kerro Dego, O.  2020.  Bovine Medicine.

Genetic Diversity and Virulence Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis.  Vaughn, J., R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, and O. Kerro Dego.  2020.  Microbial Pathogenesis.

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]

Managing mastitis in heifers and dry cows Couture, V., G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Eckelkamp.  2019.  UT Extension Publication, W 813.

Virulence characteristics and genetic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from cases of bovine mastitis.  Kerro Dego, O., J. M. Vaughn, R. D. Abdi, and B. E. Gillespie.  2019.  The 100th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Nov. 2 - 5, Chicago, Illinois.

The probability of subclinical mastitis and isolated organisms in organic dairy herds varies between years.  Luc, E. K., L. Schneider, V. L. Couture, H. R. Bailey, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, A. Rius, and G. M. Pighetti.  2019.  American Dairy Science Association National Meeting.

Efficacy of staphylococcal surface protein vaccines against mastitis in dairy cows.  Vidlund, J., B. E. Gillespie, S. Ivey, K. Hash, B. T. Walker, and O. Kerro Dego.  2019.  UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Meeting November 19, Knoxville, TN..

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.

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]