There are two international organisations that set up guidelines and interpretive breakpoints for bacteriology and susceptibility testing. The CLSI or Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute is a non-profit organisation with a mission to develop clinical and laboratory practices and promote their use worldwide. Their laboratory testing standards are based on input from and consensus among the industry, governments and healthcare professionals. The CLSI has a Veterinary Subcommittee that approves clinical interpretive breakpoints: this means that the breakpoints of sensitivity discs are related to the actual clinical cure for a certain disease.
Depending on its cause, mastitis can be either contagious or environmental, although the division between both is not entirely black and white. There are plenty of agents that can cause mastitis, but the main aetiological groups account for more than 95 % of the cases.
App that calculates the time of withdrawal of milk from a cow that has been treated with the product during the drying time. The calculator takes into account the exact moment the drying began until delivery. It calculates the time remaining to eliminate milked milk from birth and so respect the product legal withdrawal time (according to the product’s technical specifications sheet).
Mastitis treatment in dairy cows mainly relies on the use of antibiotics. Now, however, a new approach offers farmers significant benefits and important cost savings. Calculate how much you can save now! Try this app!