Clinical bovine fungal mastitis in organized dairy farm  

Ghodasara S.N.1 , Gajbhiye P.U.2
1. Assistant professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001, Gujarat
2. Research Scientist and Head, Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001, Gujarat
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Molecular Microbiology Research, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 5   doi: 10.5376/mmr.2015.05.0005
Received: 21 Jul., 2015    Accepted: 21 Sep., 2015    Published: 18 Oct., 2015
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Ghodasara S.N. and Gajbhiye P.U., 2015, Clinical Bovine Fungal Mastitis in Organized Dairy Farm, Molecular Microbiology Research, Vol.5, No.5 1-3 (doi: 10.5376/mmr.2015.05.0005)

Abstract

A study was conducted to find out the incidence of various mastitis causing organism in cattle of organized dairy farm. Out of total 44 clinical mastitis samples 13.64% were found to have fungal mastitis and 77.26% were found to have bacterial mastitis. The yeast and yeast like fungi isolated were candida spp. and Aspergillus spp. Good hygiene, sanitation and managemental practices of farm animal and workers and judicious use of antibiotics will lowerincidence of bovine mycotic mastitis.

Keywords
Bovine; Fungal mastitis; Dairy farm; Managemental practices
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