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Teat: conditions caused by infectious agents

obovis

Synonym(s): Pseudo cowpox, cow pox, herpes mammillitis, papilloma, foot and mouth, vesicular stomatitis, papular stomatitis, staphylococcus, streptococcus, dermatophilosis, onchocerciasis, blackspot, ringworm


Introduction

  • There are many infectious agents that can affect the bovine teat.
  • Agents are described below under the headings: bacteria, viruses and fungi.

Viruses

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Bacteria

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Martins C M M R, Pinheiro E S C, Gentilini M, Benavides M L & Santos M V (2017) Efficacy of a high free iodine barrier teat disinfectant for the prevention of naturally occurring new intramammary infections and clinical mastitis in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 100, pp 3930-3939.
  • Peton V & Le Loir Y (2014) Staphylococcus aureus in veterinary medicine. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 21, 602-615.
  • Foster A P (2012) Staphylococcal skin disease in livestock. Vet Derm 23, 342.
  • Piepers S, Peeters K, Opsomer G, Barkema et al (2011) Pathogen group specific risk factors at herd, heifer and quarter levels for intramammary infections in early lactating dairy heifers. Prevent Vet Med 99, 91-101.
  • Syring C, Grest P, Rütten M & Bleul U (2010) Bovine herpes mammillitis in three dairy cows. Tierärztliche Praxis Großtiere 38, 317-320.
  • Leonard D, Otter A, Everest D, Wood A et al (2009) Unusual bovine papular stomatitis virus infection in a British dairy cow. Vet Rec 164, 65.
  • Inoshima Y, Nakane T & Sentsui H (2009) Severe dermatitis on cattle teats caused by bovine pappular stomatitis virus. Vet Rec 164, 311-312.
  • Kemp R, Holliman A & Nettleton P F (2008) Atypical bovine herpes mammillitis affecting cows and calves. Vet Rec 163, 119-120. 
  • Campo M S (2006) Bovine papillomavirus: old system, new lessons. In: Papillomavirus research: From natural history to vaccines and beyond. Caister Academic Press, 373-387.

Other sources of information

  • Gooder R (2014) A Review of Mastitis Control Practices. In: A Senior Project presented to the Faculty of the Dairy Science Department. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. pp 10. 

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