Influence of storage and preservation of milk samples on microscopic and Fossomatic somatic cell counts.

  • Per Madsen
  • Published 1979 in Nordisk veterinaermedicin


Milk somatic cell counting was carried out by Fossomatic and microscopically. In unpreserved milk samples Fossomatic counts increased by up to 100% during the first 24 hours after milking. During the next 24 hours the counts increased by 5% whereafter they remained stable until at least 80 hours after milking, when the samples were stored at 5 degress C. On… (More)


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