- Survival and replication of Mycoplasma species in recycled bedding sand and association with mastitis on dairy farms in UtahA Justice-Allen
Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan 84321, USA
J Dairy Sci 93:192-202. 2010..including M. bovis, infections in dairy cows. Future studies should investigate the contribution of this environmental source to the epidemiology of mycoplasma infections in dairy cattle...
- Detection of multiple Mycoplasma species in bulk tank milk samples using real-time PCR and conventional culture and comparison of test sensitivitiesA Justice-Allen
Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Science, Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan 84321, USA
J Dairy Sci 94:3411-9. 2011..In comparison with conventional culture, the SYBR PCR protocol was slightly (but not statistically significantly) more sensitive in the detection of mycoplasmas in bulk tank milk...
- Risk of Mycoplasma bovis transmission from contaminated sand bedding to naive dairy calvesD J Wilson
Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, USA
J Dairy Sci 94:1318-24. 2011..There was no evidence that sand bedding contaminated with M. bovis might serve as a source of transmission to naïve dairy calves...