The experimental production of mastitis in sheep by intramammary inoculation of Pasteurella haemolytica.

@article{elMasannat1991TheEP,
  title={The experimental production of mastitis in sheep by intramammary inoculation of Pasteurella haemolytica.},
  author={E T el-Masannat and John Edward Jones and Michael J. Scott},
  journal={Journal of comparative pathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={455-65}
}
Acute mastitis was consistently produced in primiparous ewes by inoculation of the mammary gland, via the teat canal, with an isolate of Pasteurella haemolytica, serotype A9, originating from a field case of ovine mastitis. Mastitis developed following the inoculation of as few as 10 colony forming units of this isolate, suggesting that only a small number of organisms would be required to initiate the disease under natural conditions provided they were already beyond the teat canal. Clinical… CONTINUE READING

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