Develop your knowledge and understanding of staphylococcus aureus mastitis in cows. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the mastitis course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of staphylococcus aureus mastitis in cows, including:
Cause – infection of the mammary tissue with staphylococcus aureus bacteria.
Signs – clinically, inflammation of mammary gland, altered visual appearance of milk and reduced milk production.
Diagnosis – bacterial culture of milk from quarters of udder where clinical signs detected. Other diagnostic tools such as PCR.
Treatment – intramammary and systemic antibiotics combined with various local and systemic anti-inflammatory.
Prognosis – clinical cure may be readily affected, but a bacterial cure is less frequently achieved. Recurrence is common.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Bovis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.