An investigation of the pathology of Mycoplasma mastitis in the cow.

@article{Molen1979AnIO,
  title={An investigation of the pathology of Mycoplasma mastitis in the cow.},
  author={E J van der Molen and G Grootenhuis},
  journal={The Veterinary quarterly},
  year={1979},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={126-33}
}
Summary A field case of mastitis in cows, caused by Mycoplasma agalactiae var. bovis, formed the occasion to conduct an infection experiment. Five lactating heifers were infected in the udder at different times. The cows were slaughtered 2, 5, 7, 9 and 12 days p. i. and the pathological changes were studied. The investigation indicated that the pathological picture differed with time: in the acute stage, the inflammation was characterized by exudation of mostly eosinophils in the alveoli; later… CONTINUE READING