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Methods for Diagnosing Mastitis.
A diagnosis of mastitis is based on clinical observations or direct/indirect measures of the inflammatory response to infection, whereas a diagnosis of an intramammary infection is based onExpand
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Molecular characterization of non-aureus Staphylococcus spp. from heifer intramammary infections and body sites.
The purpose of this study was to investigate non-aureus Staphylococcus spp. intramammary infections (IMI) in periparturient heifers and determine the relationship of precalving body site isolationExpand
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Cross-sectional study to identify staphylococcal species isolated from teat and inguinal skin of different-aged dairy heifers.
The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence and distribution of staphylococcal species on the teat and inguinal skin of dairy heifers across the various stages of the heifer life cycle.Expand
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Use of MALDI-TOF to characterize staphylococcal intramammary infections in dairy goats.
The most common pathogens causing intramammary infections (IMI) in dairy goats are staphylococci. Gene sequencing has been the reference method for identification of staphylococcal species, butExpand
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Sequence Analysis of Staphylococcus hyicus ATCC 11249T, an Etiological Agent of Exudative Epidermitis in Swine, Reveals a Type VII Secretion System Locus and a Novel 116-Kilobase Genomic Island
ABSTRACT Staphylococcus hyicus is the primary etiological agent of exudative epidermitis in swine. Analysis of the complete genome sequence of the type strain revealed a locus encoding a type VIIExpand
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Comparison of Virulence Gene Identification, Ribosomal Spacer PCR, and Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis for Typing of Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Cases of Subclinical Bovine Mastitis
ABSTRACT Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most important pathogens causing contagious mastitis in dairy cattle worldwide. The objectives of this study were to determine if recently described S.Expand
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Longitudinal microbiological evaluation of subclinical non-aureus staphylococcal intramammary infections in a lentivirus-infected dairy goat herd.
The objectives of this study were to 1) correlate pre-partum teat skin colonization with non-aureus staphylococcal (NAS) intramammary infection (IMI) in early lactation, and 2) evaluate infectionExpand
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An outbreak of Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies capri arthritis in young goats: a case study
Mycoplasmosis is a well-known cause of morbidity and mortality in small ruminants. Previously recognized outbreaks have involved arthritis, and pneumonia or pleuropneumonia. Modern bacteriologyExpand
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Whole-Genome Comparisons of Staphylococcus agnetis Isolates from Cattle and Chickens
Staphylococcus agnetis has been recently recognized as associated with disease in dairy cattle and meat-type chickens. The infections appear to be limited in cattle and systemic in broilers. ThisExpand
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Staphylococcal intramammary infection dynamics and the relationship with milk quality parameters in dairy goats over the dry period.
The objectives of this study were (1) to report the rates of new intramammary infection (IMI) and spontaneous IMI cure over the dry period in 3 dairy goat herds; (2) to evaluate the factorsExpand
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