Effect of vaccination against biofilm-producing staphylococci on milk production and individual and bulk tank somatic cell counts in Assaf sheep in Spain
Staphylococci are the main pathogens causing subclinical mastitis in sheep. Their primary pathogenic factor is the biofilm produced inside the udder.
This study assesses the efficacy of vaccination against staphylococci biofilm (VIMCO®, HIPRA) by measuring reductions in somatic cell count (iSCC and bSCC) and gains in production.
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