Intramuscular administration of ceftiofur sodium versus intramammary infusion of penicillin/novobiocin for treatment of Streptococcus agalactiae mastitis in dairy cows.

@article{Erskine1996IntramuscularAO,
  title={Intramuscular administration of ceftiofur sodium versus intramammary infusion of penicillin/novobiocin for treatment of Streptococcus agalactiae mastitis in dairy cows.},
  author={Ronald J. Erskine and PaulA. Bartlett and Gillian S. Johnson and Lisa W. Halbert},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={208 2},
  pages={
          258-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of intramuscular administration of ceftiofur sodium as treatment for intramammary infections attributable to Streptococcus agalactiae, compared with that for a standard treatment of intramammary infusion of penicillin/novobiocin. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, controlled trial. ANIMALS 72 lactating Holstein cows with intramammary infections caused by S agalactiae from 5 commercial dairies in Michigan. PROCEDURE In 36 of 72 infected cows, ceftiofur was… CONTINUE READING

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