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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 405-409

Prevalence of Clinical Mastitis due to E. coli in Bovines
Navaneethan, S. Saravanan*, P. Suresh, K.K. Ponnuswamy and K.M. Palanivel
Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal-2, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author

Mastitis, an economically important disease causes heavy economic losses in dairy cattle associated with poor quality and quantity of milk, milk discard after treatment and increased cost of veterinary services. Escherichia coli is reported to be the major environmental pathogen associated with clinical mastitis. Out of 104 milk samples collected from clinical mastitis cows brought to TVCC, VCRI, Namakkal, the prevalence mastitis due to E. coli was found to be 10.57% for E. coli identified by isolation on selective media namely eosine methylene blue agar and MacConkey agar and confirmation by employing polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

Keywords: Clinical mastitis, E. coli, prevalence, PCR.

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Navaneethan, R., S. Saravanan, P. Suresh, K.K. Ponnuswamy and Palanivel, K.M. 2017. Prevalence of Clinical Mastitis due to E. coli in Bovines.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 405-409. doi:
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