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Mastitis is a multifactorial disease with worldwide distribution accounting for major economic loses in the dairy cattle. Mastitis is one of the most costly diseases of dairy industry where affected quarters suffer 30% reduction in productivity and affected cow losses 15% of its production for the...

Author(s)
Mekonnen Yirga
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 2, pp 275-279
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted from December 2016 to May 2017 in and around Sebeta town with the aim of assessing the prevalence of mastitis, isolation of aerobic bacterial and fungal causal agents and assessing antimicrobial resistance pattern of isolated Staphylococcus species in dairy...

Author(s)
Tesfaye Bekele; Matios Lakew; Getachew Terefe; Tafesse Koran; Abebe Olani; Letebrihan Yimesgen; Mekdes Tamiru; Tilaye Demissie
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2019, 13, 1, pp 23-32
Abstract

Cross-sectional study design was implemented in Alage dairy farm to determine the overall prevalence of mastitis, its causative agents, susceptibility patterns and risk factors associated with it. A total of 111 milking dairy cows and 444 quarters were examined. Overall prevalence of mastitis at...

Author(s)
Melesse Etifu; Minyahil Tilahun
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Production, 2019, 10, 1, pp 14-23
Abstract

Background: Staphylococcus aureus is a contagious, opportunistic pathogen that causes clinical or subclinical mastitis in dairy cattle. The genetic background and antimicrobial resistance of isolates from Ethiopian dairy farms has not been studied. Therefore, the aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Mekonnen, S. A.; Lam, T. J. G. M.; Hoekstra, J.; Rutten, V. P. M. G.; Tessema, T. S.; Broens, E. M.; Riesebos, A. E.; Spaninks, M. P.; Koop, G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 246, pp (23 August 2018)
Abstract

A cross-sectional study with simple random sampling approach was conducted from November 2017 to May 2018 with the objectives of estimating the prevalence of subclinical mastitis with its associated risk factors and to identify and isolate Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli from mastitic...

Author(s)
Amare Bihon; Ashenafi Syoum; Ayalew Assefa
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 4, pp 939-948
Abstract

Knowledge of mastitis pathogens and their predominance as well as understanding of risk factors are prerequisites to improve udder health in a herd, region or country. In Ethiopia, such information is scarce, despite the fact that mastitis is an important cattle disease in the country. A...

Author(s)
Mekonnen, S. A.; Koop, G.; Melkie, S. T.; Getahun, C. D.; Hogeveen, H.; Lam, T. J. G. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 145, pp 23-31
Abstract

A cross sectional study was undertaken from November 2016 to March 2017 in and around Asella town, Oromia regional state, southern Ethiopia, to determine the prevalence, associated risk factors and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus, in Bovine cross breed mastitis milk. A total...

Author(s)
Befikadu Seyoum; Hailemariam Kefyalew; Birhanu Abera; Nejash Abdela
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 32-36
Abstract

Background: Staphylococcus species cause mastitis and wound infection in livestock and food poisoning in humans through ingestion of contaminated foods, including meat and dairy products. They are evolving pathogens in that they readily acquire drug resistance, and multiple drug-resistant (MDR)...

Author(s)
Takele Beyene; Halefom Hayishe; Fikru Gizaw; Ashenafi Feyisa Beyi; Fufa Abunna; Bedaso Mammo; Dinka Ayana; Hika Waktole; Reta Duguma Abdi
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Research Notes, 2017, 10, 171, pp (28 April 2017)
Abstract

Objective: A cross-sectional study was conducted from November 2015 to March 2016 to estimate the prevalence, to assess the risk factors and to isolate the major etiological agent of subclinical mastitis in Bishoftu town. The study was conducted on 262 cross breed lactating cows selected from 12...

Author(s)
Misrak Birhanu; Samson Leta; Gezahegne Mamo; Shimelis Tesfaye
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Research Notes, 2017, 10, 767, pp (21 December 2017)
Abstract

The study was conducted from November 2015 to April 2016 to estimate the prevalence of clinical and subclinical mastitis in lactating cows, to assess the associated risk factors, and to isolate the major bacterial pathogens in dairy farms in selected district of Eastern Harrarghe Zone, Eastern...

Author(s)
Tesfaheywet Zeryehun; Gerema Abera
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, No.2017, pp Article ID 6498618

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