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A cross-sectional study was conducted on prevalence of mastitis, its bacterial causes, their antibiotic sensitivities and management practices of sahiwal and dairy cattle kept at a centre of Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) in Naivasha, Kenya. Clinical mastitis was...

Author(s)
Ndirangu, P. N.; Siamba, D.; Wesonga, H. O.; Mungube, E. O.; Maichomo, M. W.; Mugambi, J. M.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 2, pp 291-303
Abstract

This study was undertaken to investigate subclinical mastitis causing pathogens in dairy lactating cows and determine their antimicrobial susceptibility profile in rural and peri-urban areas of Thika, Mathioya and Kieni East Sub County. California Mastitis Test (CMT) was used to screen one hundred...

Author(s)
Mureithi, D. K.; Khang, K. C.; Kamau, M. N.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 1, pp 167-173
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A retrospective study was carried out to determine the prevalence and antimicrobial sensitivity to commonly occurring bovine mastitis pathogens in the peri-urban area of Nairobi between 1994 and 2004. Samples were mainly drawn from the area covered by the ambulatory services of the Faculty of...

Author(s)
Gitau, G. K.; Wabacha, J. K.; Mulei, C. M.; Ndurumo, S.; Nduhiu, J. M.
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 15, 1, pp 1-13
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The purpose of this investigation was to establish the mastitis status in the dairy herd of 110 cows (genetically heterogeneous Bos taurus breeds). All the cows were examined by physical inspection of the udder and California mastitis test (CMT) carried out on milk from the quarters of the 89 cows...

Author(s)
Muthee, J. K.; Gakuya, D. W.; Nduhiu, J.
Publisher
Kenya Veterinary Association, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
The Kenya Veterinarian, 2005, 29, pp 57-59

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