Prevalence of intramammary infection in Dutch dairy herds.

@article{Sampimon2009PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of intramammary infection in Dutch dairy herds.},
  author={Otlis C Sampimon and H W Barkema and I M G A Berends and Jan Sol and Theo Lam},
  journal={The Journal of dairy research},
  year={2009},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={129-36}
}
A survey was carried out in 2003 in 49 dairy herds to determine the overall and pathogen-specific prevalence of intramammary infection (IMI) in Dutch dairy herds, and to compare the distribution with four studies performed from 1973 to 1985 in The Netherlands. Herds were randomly selected stratified over the 12 Dutch provinces, had at least 40 lactating cows and participated in the Dutch milk recording system. Quarter milk samples were collected from all 408 cows with a somatic cell count (SCC… CONTINUE READING