Cleanliness scores as indicator of Klebsiella exposure in dairy cows.

@article{Munoz2008CleanlinessSA,
  title={Cleanliness scores as indicator of Klebsiella exposure in dairy cows.},
  author={M A Munoz and Gary J. Bennett and Christine Ahlstr{\"o}m and Helen Margaret Griffiths and Ynte Hein Schukken and Ruth N Zadoks},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2008},
  volume={91 10},
  pages={
          3908-16
        }
}
This study was designed to explore the relationship between cow and udder cleanliness scores and the risk of isolation of Klebsiella spp. from lower hind legs and teat ends, respectively. The distribution of Klebsiella species was compared among isolates from teat ends, legs, and cases of clinical mastitis obtained from 2 dairy farms in New York State, with 850 and 1,000 cows, respectively. Farms were visited twice approximately 4 wk apart in August and September 2007 to obtain cleanliness… CONTINUE READING

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