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Effects of a local anaesthetic and NSAID in castration of piglets, on the acute pain responses, growth and mortality.
The present study addresses the questions whether on-farm use of local anaesthesia with lidocaine leads to a reduction in pain responses during castration, and whether the non-steroidalExpand
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Capturing the cloud of diversity reveals complexity and heterogeneity of MRSA carriage, infection and transmission
Genome sequencing is revolutionizing clinical microbiology and our understanding of infectious diseases. Previous studies have largely relied on the sequencing of a single isolate from eachExpand
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Estimating test characteristics of somatic cell count to detect Staphylococcus aureus-infected dairy goats using latent class analysis.
The aim of this study was to estimate test properties of composite somatic cell count (cSCC) to detect subclinically Staphylococcus aureus-infected dairy goats. Staphylococcus aureus is the mostExpand
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Prevalence of subclinical mastitis and associated risk factors at cow and herd level in dairy farms in North-West Ethiopia.
Knowledge of mastitis pathogens and their predominance as well as understanding of risk factors are prerequisites to improve udder health in a herd, region or country. In Ethiopia, such informationExpand
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Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in Texel sheep associated with suckling twins
THE incidence of clinical mastitis in sheep is usually below 5 per cent per year ([Bergonier and others 2003][1], [Contreras and others 2007][2]). Clinical cases are most often associated withExpand
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Antimicrobial properties of salt (NaCl) used for the preservation of natural casings.
The antimicrobial properties of salt (NaCl) used for the preservation of natural casings were studied by investigating the survival of six bacterial species in natural casings at different waterExpand
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The effect of subclinical mastitis on milk yield in dairy goats.
The aims of this study were to estimate milk yield (MY) losses associated with subclinical intramammary infection (IMI) in dairy goats and to assess if somatic cell count (SCC) can be used toExpand
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Bulk milk somatic cell counts are related to bulk milk total bacterial counts and several herd-level risk factors in dairy goats.
The aim of this study was to describe the temporal variation in bulk milk somatic cell count (BMSCC) on Dutch dairy goat farms and to assess the correlation of BMSCC with bulk milk total bacterialExpand
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Knowledge gaps and research priorities in Staphylococcus aureus mastitis control
This study assessed knowledge gaps and suggested research priorities in the field of Staphylococcus aureus mastitis. Staphylococcus aureus infecting the mammary gland remains a major problem to theExpand
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Differences between coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species in persistence and in effect on somatic cell count and milk yield in dairy goats.
Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) are the most commonly isolated bacteria from goat milk. The goal of this study was to explore and describe differences between CNS species in persistence ofExpand
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