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Vaccination on Staphylococcus aureus for cattle

The aim of this study was to evaluate vaccine efficacy of a commercial vaccine STARTVAC® aimed at reducing intramammary infections (IMI) with Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci under field conditions.

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Authors

Schukken, Y.; Bronzo, V.; Locatelli, C.; Pollera, C.; Rota, N.; Casula, A.; Testa, F.; Scaccabarozzi, L.; March, R.; Zalduendo, D.; Guix, R.; Moroni, P.

Summary

The utilization of vaccine in combination with other infection-control procedures, such as excellent milking procedures, treatment, segregation, and culling of known infected cattle, will result in an important reduction in incidence and duration of intramammary staphylococcal infections.

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