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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(6): 1769-1775
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.205


Bacterial Pathogens and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Cervico-Vaginal Discharges in Cross Bred Repeat Breeding Heifer Cows
Ankit Kumar Ahuja1*, Ranjna Sandhey Cheema2, Deepti Narang3 and Shahbaz Singh Dhindsa4
1Department of Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics
2Department of Veterinary Microbiology
3Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The type of bacterial isolation and their susceptibility patterns to various antibiotics are necessary to eliminate the uterine infections. The present study was designed to isolate and compare the bacterial pathogens and antibiotic susceptibility in Cervico-vaginal discharges of normal cyclic, repeat breeder and heifer cows. For this purpose 43 cows without any significant detectable pathologic disorders of reproductive tract were selected. The cows were divided into three groups viz. Group A (n=11) normal cyclic, Group B (n=16) repeat breeder and Group C (n=16) heifers cows. Cervico - vaginal discharges were collected with the help of AI gun covered with sheath. 54.5 (6/11), 68.7 (11/16) and 12.5% (2/16) bacterial growth was found in Group A, B and C, respectively. Only single isolates of bacteria were found in Group A while 72.7 and 50% were found in Group B and C, respectively. Further, double isolates were found in 27.3 and 50% Group B and C. E. coli and Streptococcous were highly (>50%) sensitive to ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, amoxyclav and tetracycline while Bacillus to ciprofloxacin and tetracycline followed by ciprofloxacin, tetracycline and amoxyclav against Staphylococcus. In conclusion higher isolates of Staphylococcous were found in Normal cyclic cows while Bacillus in repeat breeding cows. Equal isolates of Bacillus, E. coli and Streptococcus were found in heifer cows.


Keywords: Cervico - vaginal discharge, Bacillus, Ciprofloxacin
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Ankit Kumar Ahuja, Ranjna Sandhey Cheema, Deepti Narang and Shahbaz Singh Dhindsa. 2017. Bacterial Pathogens and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Cervico-Vaginal Discharges in Cross Bred Repeat Breeding Heifer Cows.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(6): 1769-1775. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.205