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- Veh, K.A., et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Journal of dairy science 2015 v.98 no.1 pp. 155-168
- Staphylococcus aureus; bacteria; biofilm; calving; dairy cows; dry period (lactation); genes; lactation; milk; minisatellite repeats; pathogens; phenotype; Canada
- ... Staphylococcus aureus is a significant pathogen frequently causing persistent intramammary infections (IMI) in dairy cows. We compared some genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of 285 strains collected from quarter milk samples from cows with persistent and nonpersistent subclinical IMI across Canada. Variable number of tandem repeats typing was used to infer the persistence of the same S. aur ...