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Earlier field observations suggest that teat apex colonization by Staphylococcus chromogenes pre-partum in dairy heifers protects udder quarters against elevated somatic cell counts early post-partum. To explain these findings, the in vitro inhibitory capability of S. chromogenes from teat apices...

Vliegher, S. de; Opsomer, G.; Vanrolleghem, A.; Devriese, L. A.; Sampimon, O. C.; Sol, J.; Barkema, H. W.; Haesebrouck, F.; Kruif, A. de
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Veterinary Microbiology, 2004, 101, 3, pp 215-221