Develop your knowledge and understanding of streptococcus uberis 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 streptococcus uberis mastitis in cows, including:
Cause – Streptococcus uberis, the most prevalent cause of mastitis in the UK.
Signs – alteration to the milk, swelling, edema, pain and head in the affected udder. Other signs such as pyrexia, decreased rumination and decreased appetite may be identified.
Diagnosis – culture, PCR or Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI-TOF) in commercial laboratories.
Treatment and prevention – various antibiotic regimes are effective. Currently there is no vaccination.
Prognosis – successful outcome influenced by various factors.
Support and Resources
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.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.