CNS mastitis: nothing to worry about?

@article{Schukken2009CNSMN,
  title={CNS mastitis: nothing to worry about?},
  author={Ynte Hein Schukken and R. N. Gonzalez and Linda L Tikofsky and Hal F Schulte and Carlos G Santisteban and Frank L Welcome and Gary J. Bennett and Michael J Zurakowski and R N Zadoks},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={134 1-2},
  pages={9-14}
}
In this paper, we analyzed a very large field data set on intramammary infections (IMI) and the associated somatic cell count (SCC) in dairy cows. The objective of the study was to analyze the impact of coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) IMI on cow SCC, both mean and variability, and on the potential of these infections to have a major impact on the bulk milk SCC (BMSCC). Data and milk samples for bacterial culture were collected by Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS) between 1992 and… CONTINUE READING
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