NE1748: Mastitis Resistance to Enhance Dairy Food Safety

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

11/09/2017

PUBLICATION LIST: use as much space as necessary to complete the publication list below.

Peer-Reviewed Literature

University of Montreal

Skoulikas, S., S. Dufour, D. Haine, J. Y. Perreault, and J. P. Roy. Accepted. Early lactation extended pirlimycin therapy against naturally acquired Staphyloccoccus aureus intramammary infections in heifers: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Dairy Science.

Gaudreau, A. M., J. Labrie, C. Goetz, S. Dufour, and M. Jacques. Accepted. Evaluation of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of bacteria growing as biofilms. Journal of Microbiological Methods.

Haine, D., D. T. Scholl, I. R. Dohoo, and S. Dufour. Accepted. Diagnosing Intramammary Infection: Controlling Misclassification Bias in Longitudinal Udder Health Studies. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Francoz, D., V. Wellemans, J. P. Dupré, J. P. Roy, F. Labelle, P. Lacasse, and S. Dufour. 2017. Invited review: A systematic review and qualitative analysis of treatments other than conventional antimicrobials for clinical mastitis in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.

Francoz, D., V. Welllemans, J. P. Roy, P. Lacasse, A. Ordonez-Iturriaga, F. Labelle, and S. Dufour. 2017. Non-antibiotic approaches at drying off for treating and preventing intramammary infections: A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Animal Health Research Reviews:169-175.

 

Cornell University

Troendle, J., L. W. Tauer, Y. T. Gröhn. 2017. Optimally achieving milk bulk tank somatic cell count thresholds. J. Dairy Sci. 100:731-738.

Kaniyamattam, K., A. De Vries, L. W. Tauer, and Y. T. Gröhn. 2017. Genetic, technical and financial performance of dairy herds achieving optimal milk bulk tank somatic cell count reductions through various voluntary culling strategies. J. Dairy Sci. (under review).

 

Mississippi State University:

Stone, A.E., B.A. Wadsworth, C.A. Becker, J.M. Bewley.  2017. Influence of breed, milk yield, and temperature humidity index on dairy cow lying time, neck activity, reticulorumen temperature, and rumination behavior.  J. Dairy Sci.  100 (3) 2395–2403.

Borchers, M., Y.M. Chang, K. Proudfoot, B.A. Wadsworth, A.E. Stone, J.M. Bewley. 2017. Machine-learning based calving prediction from activity, lying, and ruminating behaviors in dairy cattle.  J. Dairy Sci.  100 (7) 5664–5674.

Wadsworth, B.A., A. E. Stone, J. D. Clark, D. L. Ray, and J. M. Bewley.  2017.  Characterization of milk yield, lying and rumination behavior, gait, cleanliness, and lesions between two different freestall bases.  The Professional Animal Scientist 33 (1):140-149. 

 

 

 

University of Minnesota

Patel, K. , S. Godden, E. Royster, J. Timmerman, B. Crooker. N. McDonald. 2017. Pilot Study: Impact of using a Culture-Guided Selective Dry Cow Therapy Program Targeting Quarter-Level Treatment on Udder Health and Antibiotic Use. Bov Pract. 51:48-57

Godden, S., E. Royster, J. Timmerman, P. Rapnicki and H. Green. 2017. Evaluation of an automated milk leukocyte differential test and the California mastitis test for detecting intramammary infection in early and late lactation quarters and cows. J Dairy Sci. 100:6527-6544

 

University of Missouri

Adkins PRF, Middleton JR, Calcutt MJ, Stewart GC, Fox LK.  2017.  Speciation and strain-typing of Staphylococcus agnetis and Staphylococcus hyicus isolated from bovine milk using a novel multiplex PCR and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.  J Clin Microbiol.  55(6):1778-1788.  doi: 10.1128/JCM.02239-16. [Epub ahead of print].

Condas LAZ, De Buck J, Nobrega DB, Carson DA, Roy JP, Keefe GP, DeVries T, Middleton JR, Dufour S, Barkema HW.  2017.  Distribution of non-aureus staphylococci in quarters with low and high somatic cell counts and clinical mastitis.  J Dairy Sci.  100(7):5613-5627.  doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-12479. [Epub ahead of print 27 Apr 2017]

Condas LAZ, De Buck J, Nobrega DB, Carson DA, Naushad S, DeVliegher S, Zadoks RN, Middleton JR, Dufour S, Kastelic J, and Barkema HW.  2017.  Prevalence of non-aureus staphylococci isolated from intramammary infection in Canadian dairy herds.  J Dairy Sci.  100(7):5592-5612.  doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-12478. [Epub ahead of print 17 May 2017]

Middleton JR, Fox LK.  2017.  Contagious Mastitis: Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Mycoplasma spp.  Large Dairy Herd Management eBook published by J Dairy Sci.  Invited Review.

Rainard P, Foucras G, Fitzgerald JR, Watts JL Koop G, Middleton JR.  2017.  Knowledge gaps and research priorities in Staphylococcus aureus mastitis control.  Transbound Emerg Dis. Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12698. [Epub ahead of print] 

 

University of Maryland

M.A. Crookenden, C.G. Walker, A. Heiser, A. Murray, V.S.R. Dukkipati, J.K. Kay, S. Meier,  K.M. Moyes, M.D. Mitchell, J.J. Loor and J. R. Roche.  2017. Effects of precalving body condition and prepartum feeding level on gene expression in circulating neutrophils.  J. Dairy Sci. 100:2310-2322.

 

A.M. Abdeltty, M.E. Iwaniuk, M.Garcia, K.M. Moyes, B.B. Teter, P.  Delmonte, A.K.G. Kadegowda, M.A. Tony, F.F. Mohamed and R.A. Erdman.  2017.  Effect  of short-term feed restriction on milk components and mammary lipogenic gene expression in mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows by extraction of total RNA from milk fat. J. Dairy Sci. 100:4000-4013.

 

  1. Garcia, Y. Qu, C.M. Scholte#, W. Rhoads, D. Connor and K.M. Moyes. 2017. Regulatory effect of dietary intake of chromium propionate on the response of monocyte-derived macrophages from Holstein cows in mid lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 100:6389-6399.

 

K.M. Moyes, L. Ma, D. Johnson, S. Fultz and R.R. Peters.  2017. Estimating and quantifying the production outcomes and lifestyle changes for small–to medium sized dairy farms regarding the transition from conventional to automatic milking systems in the Northeast region: A case study report. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical research. Accepted.

 

Utah State University

Kelly EJ, Wilson DJ: Pseudomonas aeruginosa mastitis in two goats associated with an essential oil-based teat dip. J Vet Diagn Invest 28:6:760-762, 2016

Michigan State University

Kayitsinga, J, Schewe RL, Contreras GA, and RJ Erskine. 2017. Antimicrobial treatment of clinical mastitis in the Eastern United States: The influence of dairy farmers’ mastitis management and treatment behavior and attitudes. J. Dairy Sci. 100:1388-1407.

Kuhn, M.J., V. Mavangira, J. C. Gandy, C. Zhang, A. D. Jones, and L. M. Sordillo.2017. Differences in the Oxylipid Profiles of Bovine Milk and Plasma at Different Stages of Lactation J. Agric. Food. Chem. 65:4980-4988.

Mavangira V, and L. M. Sordillo. 2017. Role of lipid mediators in the regulation of oxidative stress and inflammatory responses in dairy cattle. Res. Vet. Sci. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.08.002. [Epub ahead of print].

 

Oregon State University

Rosa, F. T., J.S. Osorio, F.Y. Rivera, E. Trevisi, C.T. Estill, and M Bionaz. 2017. Role of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma on subclinical Mastitis in lactating dairy goats. PPAR Research vol. 2017, Article ID 7097450

 

University of Tennessee

Siebert L, S Headrick, M Lewis, B Gillespie, C Young, L Wojakiewicz, O Kerro Dego, ME Prado, R Almeida, SP Oliver, GM Pighetti. 2017. Genetic variation in CXCR1 haplotypes linked to severity of Streptococcus uberis infection in an experimental challenge model. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 190: 45-52

Pighetti, GM, L Wojakiewicz, SI Headrick, O Kerro Dego, SA Lockwood, HG Kattesh, MJ Lewis, CD Young, *LJ Siebert, BE Gillespie, ME Prado, RA Almeida, SP Oliver. 2017. Vaccination with recombinant Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule alters immune response to experimental challenge. Int J Vet Dairy Sci. Published online 5/15/2017

Oudessa Kerro Dego, R. A. Almeida, Maria E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert, G. M. Pighetti, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu and S. P. Oliver. 2017. Functionally effective immune responses of dairy cows vaccinated with Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule during the transition period. Annals of Vaccine and Vaccination, Accepted, 9/26/2017.

 

State University of New Jersey

Mashruwala, A. A., Boyd J.M.  The Staphylococcus aureus SrrAB regulatory system modulates hydrogen peroxide resistance factors, which imparts protection to aconitase during aerobic growth. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 18;12(1):e0170283. PMID: 28099473

Mashruwala A.A., Van de Guchte A., Boyd J.M. Impaired respiration elicits SrrAB-dependent programmed cell lysis and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus. eLife. 2017 Feb 21;6. PMID: 28221135

Roberts C., Al-Tameemi H.M., Mashruwala A.A., Rosario-Cruz Z., Chauhan U., Sause, W., Torres V.J., and Boyd J.M. The Suf iron-sulfur cluster biosynthetic system is essential for Staphylococcus aureus viability and defective Fe-S cluster biosynthesis results in broad metabolic defects and decreased survival in neutrophils. Infect Immun. 2017 May 23;85(6). PMID: 28320837

Mashruwala A.A., Gries, C.M., Scherr T.D., Kielian, T., Boyd J.M. SaeRS is responsive to the cellular respiratory status and regulates fermentative biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 2017 Jun. PMID: 28507069

Mashruwala A.A., Boyd J.M. Investigating the role(s) of SufT and the domain of unknown function 59 (DUF59) in the maturation of iron-sulfur proteins. Curr Genet. 2017 Jun. PMID: 28589301

 

Washington State University

Adkins P.R.F, John R Middleton; M.J. Calcutt, G. C. Stewart, and L. K Fox. 2017.  Species identification and stratin typing of Staphylococcus agnetis and Staphylococcus hyicus isolates from bovine milk by use of a novel multiplex PCR assay and Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis.  J. of Clinical Micro. 55:1778-1788.

 

Adkins P.R.F, John R Middleton; Lawrence K Fox. 2016. Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Cases of Subclinical Bovine Mastitis in the United States.  Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54: 1871-1876

 

Nicholas, R.A.J., L.K. Fox, I. Lysnyansky. 2016.  Mycoplasma mastitis in cattle: to cull or not to cull.  The vet. J. 216:142-147.

 

University of Vermont

Korkmaz, F.T., and D.E. Kerr. 2017. Genome-wide methylation analysis reveals differentially methylated loci that are associated with an age-dependent increase in bovine fibroblast response to LPS. BMC Genomics. May 25;18(1):405.

Carroll, J.A., N.C. Burdick-Sanchez, J.D. Arthingon, C.D. Nelson, A.L. Benjamin, F.T. Korkmaz, D.E. Kerr, and P.A. Lancaster. 2017. In utero exposure to lipopolysaccharide alters the postnatal acute phase response in beef heifers. Innate Immunity 23:97-108.

 

 

Abstracts

Cornell University

Kaniyamattam, K., A. De Vries, L. W. Tauer, and Y. T. Gröhn. 2017. Impact of culling for SCC, milk revenue and estimated breeding values on herd performance. Proceedings of 2017 American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Mississippi State University:

Keefer, R.D., J.G. Maples, A.E Stone. The economic feasibility of implementing center pivots on Mississippi dairy farms. 2017. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Summer Symposium. Stoneville, MS.

A.N. Rulewicz, K.B. Graves, R.D. Keefer, A.E Stone. Evaluating the effects of Vista Pre-T on feed efficiency in heat-stressed dairy. 2017. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Summer Symposium. Stoneville, MS.

B.L. Bowman and A.E Stone. Adoption of on-farm bacteriologic milk culturing:  Evaluating farmer perception & impact on management decisions. 2017. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Summer Symposium. Stoneville, MS.

Larson, J.E., G.R. Dunham, K.C. Yankey, M.P. Owen, M.M. Steichen, K. McCarty, A.E. Stone, C.O. Lemley. 2017. Additional exercise among grazing dairy cows and effects on uterine blood flow, milk production, or milk quality parameters. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Summer Symposium. Stoneville, MS.

Larson, J.E., G.R. Dunham, K.C. Yankey, M.P. Owen, M.M. Steichen, K. McCarty, A.E. Stone, C.O. Lemley. 2017. Additional exercise among grazing dairy cows and effects on uterine blood flow, milk production, or milk quality parameters. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

A.E. Stone, B.W. Jones, L.M. Mayo, I.C. Tsai, Y.M. Chang, and J.M. Bewley. 2017. Evaluation of activity, feeding time, lying time, rumination time, reticulorumen temperature, and milk yield, conductivity, lactose, protein, and fat to detect subclinical mastitis. 2017. Abstract 71194. Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

B.W. Jones, L.M. Mayo, I.C. Tsai, A.E. Stone, Y.M. Chang, and J.M. Bewley. 2017. Detection of lame cattle using behavioral and physiological changes as measured by precision dairy monitoring technologies. Abstract 355. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Mazon, G., J. Guinn, D. Nolan, P. Krawczel, C. Petersson-Wolfe, G. Pighetti, A. Stone, S. Ward, M. Marcondes, J. Bewley. 2017. Relationship between cow cleanliness, locomotion, and bulk tank somatic cell count in southeastern United States dairy farms. Abstract T187. Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Guinn, J.M., D.T. Nolan, P.D. Krawczel, C.S. Petersson-Wolfe, G.M. Pighetti, A.E. Stone, S.H. Ward, M. Marcondes, J.M. Bewley. 2017. Relationship between cow cleanliness, locomotion, and bulk tank somatic cell count in southeastern United States dairy farms. Abstract T187. Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

University of Minnesota

Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health and milk quality on dairy farms: preliminary results. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual conference, Omaha, NE, USA. September 14-16, 2017

Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health and milk quality on dairy farms: preliminary results. Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, Saint Paul, MN, USA. April 11-13, 2017

University of Missouri

Shwani A, Ekesi N, Zaki S, Rubaye AA, Adkins P, Calcutt M, Middleton JR, Rhoads D.  2017.  A phylogenomic comparison of Staphylococcus agnetis isolated from dairy cattle mamamary glands and bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis in broilers.  Plant and Animal Genome. 

Middleton JR.  2017.  Mastitis therapy: past successes, current challenges and vision for the future.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June.  Pittsburgh, PA.

Arroyo GT, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2017.  Comparison of MALDI-TOF and PFGE for strain-typing Staphylococcus aureus isolated from cow’s milk.  Proceedings of the 40th Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  5 May 2017.  Abstract #1 – Veterinary Professional Student Poster Presentations.

Bernier Gosselin V, Middleton JR, Zhang M.  2017.  Diagnostic performance of a competitive ELISA using frozen-thawed milk for identification of SRLV-infected goats.  Proceedings of the 40th Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  5 May 2017.  Abstract #9 – 2nd and 3rd Year Resident & Graduate Student Oral Presentations.

Bornheim H, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF, Calcutt M.  2017.  Epidemiology of Mycoplasma arthritis in goat kids on a commercial goat dairy.  Proceedings of the 40th Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  5 May 2017.  Abstract #6 – Interns, 1st Year Residents & Graduate Students Oral Presentations.

Placheta L, Middleton JR, Bewley J, Borches M, Adkins PRF.  2017.  The effect of housing environment on bedding, teat, and raw milk staphylococcal bacteria populations.  VRSP Symposium, Bethesda, MD, August 3-4, 2017.

Utah State University

Wilson DJ, Britten JE, Rood KA: Casein hydrolysate for involution of a single mastitic quarter in dairy cows.  J Dy Sci Vol. 100, E-Suppl. 2:143, 2017.

Oregon State University

Tsai C. Y., F. Rosa, M. Bionaz, and P. Rezamand. 2017. The effect of 2,4- thiazolidinedione on lipid soluble vitamins in lactating goats induced with sub-clinical mastitis. Anim. Sci Vol. 95, E-Suppl.

Rosa F., Moridi, M., J. Osorio, Lohakare, J. Estill C., and M. Bionaz. Macrophage activation during subclinical mastitis in dairy goats treated with 2,4-thiazolidinedione 2017 ADSA Annual Meeting

University of Tennessee

Abdi, R. A., J. M. Vaughn, Barbara E. Gillespie, C. Merrill and O. Kerro Dego. 2016. Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of major mastitis pathogens. In: Proceedings of Conference of Research workers on Animal Diseases, December 4 – 6, Chicago, IL.

Couture VL, PD Krawczel, GM Pighetti, RA Almeida, SP Oliver. 2017. Relationship between the clinical and behavioural response to mastitis challenge with Streptococcus uberis from Holstein dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 100 (Suppl 2): 29.

Pighetti GM. 2017. Genetics, genomics, and improving mastitis resistance. J Dairy Sci 100 (Suppl 2): 188.

Siebert L, ME Staton, SP Oliver, GM Pighetti. 2017. Genome wide association analyses identify loci associated with mastitis phenotypes generated from Streptococcus uberis experimental challenge data. J Dairy Sci 100 (Suppl 2): 189.

Siebert, L. J.*, M. E. Staton, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2016.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with intramammary infection (IMI) phenotypes following experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Conference Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 097.

University of Vermont

Mugabi, R, D’Amico S, Sensabaugh G, Barlow J. 2017. A Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme Provides Insights into the Diversity of Staphylococcus chromogenes Isolated from Dairy Cattle Skin and Milk Samples. Microbe, American Society of Microbiology Joint Annual Meeting, June 1-5, New Orleans, LA.

Ecjstrom, K, Barlow J. 2017. Machine Learning Tools for Predicting Strain Type using  MLST Isolate Databases. Microbe, American Society of Microbiology Joint Annual Meeting, June 1-5, New Orleans, LA.

 

Conference Proceedings

University of Montreal

Haine, D., I. R. Dohoo, D. T. Scholl, H. Stryhn, and S. Dufour. 2017. Sampling strategies to control misclassification bias in longitudinal udder health studies. in Proc. Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine 2017 annual meeting, Inverness, UK.

Cornell University

Dipastina, A., K. Kaniyamattam, and Y. T. Gröhn. 2017. Optimal antimicrobial use for mastitis prevention and treatment on US dairy farms. Proceedings of National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, 2017. NIH. Betheseda, Maryland.

University of Minnesota

Pilot Study: Impact of using a Culture-Guided Selective Dry Cow Therapy Program Targeting Quarter-Level Treatment on Udder Health and Antibiotic Use. National Mastitis Council 56th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL, USA. January 29-31, 2017.

University of Missouri

Adkins PRF, Middleton JR, Dufour S.  2017.  Cross-sectional study of teat and inguinal skin colonization of dairy heifers with various staphylococcal species.  Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, St. Pete Beach, FL.  Jan 28-31.  pp. 133-134. 

Bernier Gosselin V, Placheta L, Quas E, Wilshusen J, Limberg E, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2017.  Persistence of coagulase negative staphylococcal intramammary infection in dairy goats. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, St. Pete Beach, FL.  Jan 28-31.  pp. 109-110. 

Utah State University

Wilson DJ, Middleton J, Adkins P, Goodell GM: Bovine milk bacterial diagnostic results - blind comparison between conventional culture, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA for test agreement. Proc Natl Mast Council:12-17, 2017.

Britten J, Wilson D, Rood K: Casein hydrolysate as a possible adjunct or replacement treatment to current antibiotic therapies used at dry-off in dairy cows. Proc Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Student Research Symposium:5, 2017.

Michigan State University

Erskine, R. J., M. Borek-Stine, and R. Moore. Engaged employees: The connection between protocols and performance. Short course presented at the 56th Annual Mtng National Mastitis Council, St. Petersburg, FL, February, 2017.

Martinez, R. O. How training could improve- The employee perspective. Seminar presented at the 1st Annual Michigan Dairy Health Symposium, Lansing, MI, February, 2017.

Moore-Foster, R. Do your cows like the milking protocols? Seminar presented at the 1st Annual Michigan Dairy Health Symposium, Lansing, MI, February, 2017.

Hovingh, E. P. and R. Moore-Foster. Milking efficiency- As defined by the cow. Workshop presented at the 1st Annual Michigan Dairy Health Symposium, Lansing, MI, February, 2017.

Durst, P., S. Moore, and F. San Emeterio. Engaged employees – What does that mean? Workshop presented at the 1st Annual Michigan Dairy Health Symposium, Lansing, MI, February, 2017.

Thomson, R., and R. J. Erskine. Five minute mastitis hot topics- Teat dips, antibiotics, somatic cell counts, selective dry cow therapy, and others…… Workshop presented at the 1st Annual Michigan Dairy Health Symposium, Lansing, MI, February, 2017.

Erskine, R. J., M. Borek-Stine, and R. Moore-Foster. Engaged employees: The connection between protocols and performance. Short course presented at the 56th Annual Mtng National Mastitis Council, St. Petersburg, FL February, 2017.

Erskine, R.J. Employee management to improve milk quality, seminar presented to the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, AB, March, 2017.

Erskine, R.J.* and R. Moore-Foster. Rethinking milking efficiency. Oral presentation at the American Dairy Science Association, Pittsburgh, PA, June, 2017.

Moore-Foster, R. and R.J. Erskine*. Making the connection between employees and cows for milking protocols. Oral presentation at the American Diary Association, Pittsburgh, PA, June, 2017.

University of Tennessee

Kerro Dego, O., R. D. Abdi, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley and S. P. Oliver. 2017. Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of   Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis. Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 – 31, 2017, Trade winds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, Fl.

 

Poster Presentations

University of Montreal

Massé, J., S. Dufour, and M. Archambault. 2016. Characterization of Klebsiella spp. isolates from bovine mammary gland infections. in Proc. Congrès de bactériologie intégrative: symbiose & pathogenèse, Québec, QC, Canada.

Kabera, F., S. Dufour, G. P. Keefe, and J. P. Roy. 2017. Quarter-based selective dry-cow therapy using on-farm diagnostics. in Proc. 2017 Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Cornell University

Kaniyamattam, K., A. De Vries, L. W. Tauer, and Y. T. Gröhn. 2017. Impact of culling for SCC, milk revenue and estimated breeding values on herd performance. Proceedings of 2017 American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Pittsburg, Pennslyvania.

University of Minnesota

Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health and milk quality on dairy farms: preliminary results. Points of Pride Research Day. College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN. October 4, 2017.

Pilot Study: Evaluation of the Effect of Selective Dry Cow Therapy on Udder Health. Points of Pride Research Day. College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN. October 5, 2016.

University of Tennessee

Couture VL, PD Krawczel, GM Pighetti, RA Almeida, SP Oliver. 2017. Relationship between the clinical and behavioural response to mastitis challenge with Streptococcus uberis from Holstein dairy cows. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2017.

Kerro Dego, O., R. D. Abdi, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley and S. P. Oliver. 2017. Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of   Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis. Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 – 31, 2017, Trade winds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, Fl.

Merrill C, Reta D. Abdi, Barbara E. Gillespie, Jacqueline Vaughn, and O. Kerro Dego. 2016. Evaluation of the Immune Response and Protection in Dairy Cows Vaccinated with Staphylococcus aureus Surface Proteins. UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting, December 13, 2016. Poster presentation.

Vaughn J., R. D. Abdi, Barbara E. Gillespie, C. Merrill and O. Kerro Dego. 2016. Clonal diversity and enterotoxin production patterns of S. aureus isolates from cases of bovine mastitis. UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting, December 13, 2016. Poster presentation.

State University of New Jersey

Cerezo, J., Al-Tameemi, H.M., Boyd J.M. Screening the Library of FDA Approved Drugs for Inhibitors of Bacterial Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly. Rutgers Microbiology Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017.

Mashruwala A.A., Earle C., van de Guchte A., Boyd J.M. Regulation of Clp proteases by SrrAB in Staphylococcus aureus. Rutgers Microbiology Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017.

Mashruwala A.A., van de Guchte A., Boyd J.M. Cellular respiration as a trigger for multicellular behavior in Staphylococcus aureus.  Rutgers Microbiology Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017.

Al-Tameemi H.M., Boyd J.M. Copper Stress in Staphylococcus aureus involves Perturbing Iron Homeostasis. Rutgers Microbiology Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017.

Purdy M., Mohammed N.*, Crane S., Boyd J.M. Effect of Blue Light on Propionibacterium acnes. Rutgers Microbiology Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017.

Cerezo J., Al-Tameemi H.M., Boyd J.M. Screening the Library of FDA Approved Drugs for Inhibitors of Bacterial Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly. Aresty Research Symposium. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 2017.

Al­Tameemi H.M., Roberts C., Mashruwala A.A., Rosario­Cruz Z., Sause W., Torres V.J., Belden W.J., Boyd J.M. Iron Sulfur Protein Assembly: A viable Target for Antimicrobial Therapy in Staphylococcus aureus American Society of Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA, 2017.

Mashruwala A.A., Gries C.M., Scherr T.D., van de Guchte, A., Kielian T., Boyd J.M. Cellular respiration as a signal for programed cell lysis in Staphylococcus aureus. Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Biology. Waterville Valley, NH, 2017.

Rosario-Cruz Z., Eletsky, Nourhan A., Daigham S., Swapna G.V.T., Szyperski T., Montelione G.T., Boyd J.M. NMR Studies of the CopB Protein of the Arginine Catabolic Mobile Element from Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus subtilis. Center for Advanced Biology and Medicine Meeting. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 2017.

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PUBLICATION LIST

Peer-Reviewed Literature

Michigan State University:

Putman,  A. K., J. L. Brown, J. C. Gandy, L. Wisnieski, and L. M. Sordillo. 2018. Changes in biomarkers of nutrient metabolism, inflammation, and oxidative stress in dairy cows during the transition into the early dry period. J Dairy Sci. 2018 Aug 1. pii: S0022-0302(18)30689-1. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-14591. [Epub ahead of print]

 

University of Idaho:

Scholte, C.M., P. Rezamand*, Z. M. Amiri, K.C. Ramsey, C. Tsai, and M.A. McGuire. 2017. The effects of elevated subcutaneous fat stores on fatty acid composition and gene expression of pro-inflammatory markers in periparturient dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 100:2104-2118.

 

University of Maryland:

  1. Qu, T. H. Elsasser, C.M. Scholte, M. Garcia and K.M. Moyes. 2018. The effects of feeding mixed tocopherol oil on whole-blood respiratory burst and neutrophil immunometabolic-related gene expression in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101:4332-4342.

K.M. Moyes, L. Ma, D. Johnson, S. Fultz and R.R. Peters.  2017. Estimating and quantifying the production outcomes and lifestyle changes for small–to medium sized dairy farms regarding the transition from conventional to automatic milking systems in the Northeast region: A case study report. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research. DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000610.

K.M. Moyes, L. Ma, D. Johnson, S. Fultz and R.R. Peters.  2018. Estimating and quantifying the production outcomes and lifestyle changes for small–to medium sized dairy farms regarding the transition from conventional to automatic milking systems in the mid-Atlantic region: A case study report. In Natl. Mastitis Counc. Ann.  Mtg. Proc., Glendale, AZ.  Natl. Mastitis Counc., Inc., Madison, WI.

C.M. Scholte, D.C. Nelson, S. Linden, T.H. Elsasser, M. Garcia, Y. Qu and K.M Moyes. 2018. Short Communication:  Recombinant bacteriophage endolysin, PlyC, is non-toxic and does not alter blood neutrophil response in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2017-13908.

 

University of Minnesota:

Afifi, M., F. Kabera, H. Stryhn, J. Roy, L. Heider, S. Godden, W. Montelpare, J. Sanchez and S. Dufour. 2018. Antimicrobial-based dry cow therapy approaches for cure and prevention of intramammary infections: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Animal Health Research Reviews. 19:74-48. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1466252318000051

Patel, K., S. Godden, E. Royster, J. Timmerman, B. Crooker. N. McDonald. 2017. Pilot Study: Impact of using a Culture-Guided Selective Dry Cow Therapy Program Targeting Quarter-Level Treatment on Udder Health and Antibiotic Use. Bov Pract. 51:48-57

Godden, S., E. Royster, J. Timmerman, P. Rapnicki and H. Green. 2017. Evaluation of an automated milk leukocyte differential test and the California mastitis test for detecting intramammary infection in early and late lactation quarters and cows. J Dairy Sci. 100:6527-6544.

 

University of Missouri:

Rainard P, Foucras G, Fitzgerald JR, Watts JL, Koop G, Middleton JR.  2018.  Knowledge gaps and research priorities in Staphylococcus aureus mastitis control.  Transbound Emerg Dis.  65(Suppl 1):149-165. 

Cameron M, Perry J, Middleton JR, Chaffer M, Lewis PJ, Keefe G.  2018.  Short Communication: Evaluation of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and a custom reference spectra expanded database for identification of bovine-associated coagulase-negative staphylococci.  J Dairy Sci.  101(1):590-595.

Adkins PRF1, Dufour S, Spain J, Calcutt M, Reilly T, Stewart G, Middleton JR*.  2018.  Cross-sectional study to identify staphylococcal species isolated from teat and inguinal skin of different aged dairy heifers.  J Dairy Sci.  101(4):3213-3225. 

Adkins PRF1, Dufour S, Spain J, Calcutt M, Reilly T, Stewart G, Middleton JR*.  2018.  Molecular characterization of non-aureus Staphylococcus spp. from heifer intramammary infections and body sites.  J Dairy Sci.  101(6):5388-5403. 

Bernier Gosselin V1,4, Lovstad J4, Dufour S, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR*.  2018.  Use of MALDI-TOF to characterize staphylococcal intramammary infections in dairy goats.  J Dairy Sci.  101(7):6262-6270. 

Bernier Gosselin V1, Dufour S, Zhang M, Middleton JR*. 2018. Sensitivity and specificity of a competitive ELISA using frozen-thawed milk or serum for the diagnosis of small ruminant lentivirus infection in goats using a Bayesian latent class model.  Small Ruminant Research.  [Epub ahead of print 6 Aug 18]  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smallrumres.2018.08.004

Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2018.  Methods for diagnosing mastitis.  Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract.  Invited article.  In Press.

 

University of Tennessee:

Abdi R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S. I. Headrick, D. Ensermu, D. H. D’Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, Getahun E. Agga and O. Kerro Dego. 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Dairy Cows and Genetic Diversity of Resistant Isolates. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 15(7): https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2017.2362.

Almeida RA, O. Kerro Dego, and A. G. Rius. Effect of heat stress on adherence to and internalization of Streptococcus uberis into bovine mammary epithelial cells. 2018. J Dairy Res, 85: 53–56. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022029917000875.

Couture, V.L., GM Pighetti, LG Schneider, RA Almeida, SP Oliver, PD Krawczel. Behavioral response to the clinical and subclinical effects of a Streptococcus uberis mastitis challenge in Holstein dairy cows. J Dairy Sci (submitted, 8/31/2018)

Kull JA, PD Krawczel, and GM Pighetti. 2018. Short communication: Evaluation of an automated method for assessing white blood cell concentration in Holstein dairy cows. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 197:21-23. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2018.01.002

Oudessa Kerro Dego, R. A. Almeida, Maria E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert, G. M. Pighetti, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu and S. P. Oliver. 2017. Functionally effective immune responses of dairy cows vaccinated with Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule during the transition period. Ann Vaccines Immunization 3(1): 1015.

Siebert L, ME Staton, S Headrick, M Lewis, B Gillespie, C Young, RA Almeida, SP Oliver, and GM Pighetti. 2018. Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with milk leukocyte phenotypes following experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis. Immunogenetics 70(9):553-562. doi: 10.1007/s00251-018-1065-3

 

Utah:

Britten JE, Rood KA, Wilson DJ: Intramammary infusion of casein hydrolysate for involution of single mastitic mammary quarters elevating cow-level somatic cell count. Adv Dairy Res 6:3:1-6, 2018.

 

Abstracts

Mississippi State University:

Xavier, M.X.S., D.D. McGee, J.A. Brett, A.E. Stone. Evaluation of mammary and uterine health and production parameters of dairy cows treated with pegbovigrastim. 2018. American Dairy Science Association Discover Conference. Chicago, IL.

Stone, A., B. Bowman, M. Denny. On-farm bacteriologic milk culturing: Producer perception and decision impact. 2018. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Bowman, B.L., M.D. Denny, A.E. Stone. Adoption of on-farm bacteriologic milk culturing: Evaluating farmer perception and impact on management decisions. 2018. National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting. Tucson, AZ.

Enger, K., C. Petersson-Wolfe, R. A. Almeida, D. T. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, J. Bewley, A. E. Stone, S. H. Ward, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti. 2018. Microorganisms isolated from subclinical intramammary infections present in dairy cattle from the southeast United States. #T201. J Dairy Sci Vol 101 Suppl 2. p285.

 

University of Idaho:

  1. Y. Tsai, F. Rosa, M. Bionaz, and P. Rezamand. 2018. Effects of 2, 4- thiazolidinedione on milk fatty acid profile and vitamins in dairy goats with subclinical mastitis. In: Proceedings of the 51 st Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference: p. 7.

 

University of Maryland:

  1. Qu, T.H. Elsasser, S. Kahl, M. Garcia, C.M. Scholte, E.E. Conner, G.F. Schroeder

and K.M. Moyes.  2017. The determination of concentrations of tocopherol isoforms in whole tissues and mitochondria via high-performance liquid chromatography after short-term supplementation in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100(Suppl 1):1.

M.A. Crookenden, C.G. Walker, A. Heiser, J.J. Loor, K.M. Moyes, J.K. Kay, S. Meier,

  1. Murray, V.S.R. Dukkipati, M. Mitchell and J.R. Roche. 2016. miRNAseq from whole blood over the transition period. J. Dairy Sci. 99(Suppl 1):85.

Cynthia M. Scholte, T.H. Elsasser, S. Kahl, D.C. Nelson, D. Biswas and K.M. Moyes. 

  1. Effects of citrus oil fractions on Escherichia coli P4 growth and on bovine neutrophils. American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual Meetings, Knoxville, TN.

 

University of Minnesota:

Scheu S., Huebner, K., Parker, J., Mijares, S., Hanes, A., Garry, F., Belk, K., Morley, P., Caixeta, L.S. “Effect of selective dry cow therapy on udder health and milk microbiome in dairy cattle with low somatic cell count.” 51st Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 2018.

  1. Patel, S. Godden, E. Royster, J. Timmermen, B. Crooker and L. Fox. 2018. Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health on dairy farms using manure solids bedding: preliminary results. 51st American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA. September 12-15, 2018.
  2. Patel, S. Godden, E. Royster, J. Timmermen, B. Crooker and L. Fox. 2017. Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health on U.S. dairy farms: preliminary results.” Mastitis Research Workers Conference, Chicago, IL, USA. November 1 - 3, 2017.
  3. Patel, S. Godden, E. Royster, J. Timmermen, B. Crooker and L. Fox. 2017. Investigation of the relationship between bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and bedding management practices with udder health and milk quality on dairy farms: preliminary results. Points of Pride Research Day. College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN. October 4, 2017.

Rowe, S. Investigation of the relationship between bedding bacteria count and intramammary infection in late lactation dairy cows.  American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Phoenix, AZ, September 2018

Rowe, S. Investigation of the relationships between towel laundering practices, towel bacteria count and intramammary infection in late lactation dairy cows.  American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Phoenix, AZ, September 2018

Rowe, S. Investigation of the relationship between bedding materials, bedding characteristics, and intramammary infection in late lactation dairy cows.  Mastitis Research Workers Conference, Chicago, IL, November 2017

 

University of Missouri:

McKinnon E, Bernier Gosselin V, Royal A, Rindt H, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF.  2018.  Evaluation of milk leukocyte populations in relation to caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus in dairy goats.  Proceedings of the 41st Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  25 May 2018.  Abstract #23.

 

Placheta L, Middleton JR (Co-Sponsor), Borchers M, Bewley J, Adkins P (Co-Sponsor).  2018.  The effect of housing environment on teat skin staphylococcal populations.  Proceedings of the 41st Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  25 May 2018.  Abstract #16.

 

Bernier Gosselin V, Middleton JR (Sponsor), Dufour S.  2018.  Infection dynamics of staphylococcal intramammary infections in dairy goats.  Proceedings of the 41st Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  25 May 2018.  Abstract #36.

 

Schmidt R, Ierardi R, Placheta L, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2018.  Epidemiol0gy of mastitis pathogens on Amish Dairy Farms in Missouri.  National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.  Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.  August 2-5, 2018.

 

Wattenburger K, Schmidt R, Placheta L, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF.  2018.  Evaluation of aseptic techniques used to collect bovine milk samples.  National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.  Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.  August 2-5, 2018.

 

University of Tennessee:

Abdi R. D., D. Ensermu, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, B. Gillespie, O. Kerro Dego. Staphylococcus aureus cell surface proteins extraction and evaluation of immunogenicity. The 98th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, p81, December 3 – 5. http://crwad.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CRWAD-2017-Author-Index-and-Abstracts.pdf

 

Abdi R. D., B. E. Gillespie, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego. Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial isolates from cases of mastitis in dairy cows. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, 2018, Knoxville, TN.

 

Kerro Dego O., R. D. Abdi and R. A. Almeida. Experimental S. aureus mastitis teat-dip Infection model for evaluation of efficacy of vaccine against S. aureus IMI. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, 2018, Knoxville, TN.

 

Utah:

 

Britten JE, Wilson DJ, Rood KA: Intramammary casein hydrolysate alone or combined with other treatments when drying off dairy cows.  J Dy Sci Vol. 101, E-Suppl. 2:177, 2018.

 

Vermont:

 

Korkmaz FT, Elsasser TH, Kerr DE. 2018. Variation in fibroblast expression of toll-like receptor 4 and lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine production between animals predicts control of bacterial growth but not severity of Escherichia coli mastitis. J Dairy Sci. Aug 29. pii: S0022-0302(18)30784-7. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-14372. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30172411.

 

Dalen G, Rachah A, Nørstebø H, Schukken YH, Gröhn YT, Barlow JW, Reksen O. 2018. Transmission dynamics of intramammary infections caused by Corynebacterium species. J Dairy Sci. 101(1):472-479. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-13162.

 

Conference Proceedings

Michigan State University:

Erskine, R.J. Dumpster Diving, Somatic Cell Counts and Antimicrobials: What Do They Have in Common? Seminar presented to the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Dairy Veterinary Consultants. Reno, NV, October, 2017.

Erskine, R.J. Selective Dry Cow Therapy: It’s Complicated. DAIReXNET Webinar, October 18, 2017.

Erskine, R. J. Random Thoughts on Parlor Efficiency. Seminar presented to the North Florida/South Georgia Dairy Management Meeting, Quitman, GA, November 16, 2017.

Erskine, R. J. Barn Yard Pharmacology and Milking Efficiency. Discussions and workshops presented to the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program for Veterinarians, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ONT, December 5-6, 2017.

Erskine, R. J. BLV: The Silent Thief Seminar presented at the Michigan Veterinary Medical Conference, Lansing, MI, January, 2018

Erskine, R. J., M. Borek-Stine, R. Moore-Foster. Engaged Employees: The Key to Quality Milk. Shortcourse presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Tucson, AZ, February 2, 2018.

Erskine, R. J. Bi-modal Milk Ejection and Milk Yield-Is There a Connection? Seminar presented at the Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Milan, Italy, June 12, 2018.

Erskine, R. J. and D. Thompson. The Cows Speak to Us About Milking- Are You Listening? Shortcourse presented at the Regional Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Guelph, ONT, June 20, 2018.

Erskine, R. J. Selective Dry Therapy-A Good Tool For The Mastitis Toolbox, If…….. Seminar presented at the Regional Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Guelph, ONT, June 21, 2018.

 

University of Maryland:

Invited: C.M Scholte#.  2017.  LACTATION BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Alternatives to antibiotic treatment for bovine mastitis.  American Animal Science Association Annual Meeting, July 8-12, Baltimore, MD.

 

University of Minnesota:

  1. Godden, K. Patel, E. Royster, J. Timmerman, B. Crooker and L. Fox. 2018. Relationships between bedding bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and udder health: We have a lot more to learn. 2018 International Bovine Mastitis Conference. Milano, Italy. June 11-13, 2018.
  2. Godden, K. Patel, E. Royster, J. Timmerman, B. Crooker and L. Fox. 2018. Relationships between bedding bacteria counts, bedding characteristics and udder health. National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting. Guelph Ont. Canada. June 20-22, 2018. Pp. 18-27.

 

University of Missouri:

Bernier Gosselin V, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2018.  Use of strain-typing of staphylococci to determine persistence of intramammary infection in dairy goats.  Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Tucson, AZ. 

Placheta L, Middleton JR, Borchers M, Bewley JM, Adkins PRF.  2018.  Association of housing environment and staphylococcal species isolated from teat skin of dairy cattle.  Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Tucson, AZ.

 

University of Tennessee:

Abdi, R. D., J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley, S. P. Oliver and O. Kerro Dego. 2017. Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis. Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 – 31, 2017, Trade winds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, Fl.

 

Utah:

Wilson DJ: J5 mastitis vaccinates’ milk production change and reproductive performance following clinical mastitis.  Proc 10th World Congress of Vaccine: 45, 2017.

Britten JE, Wilson DJ, Rood KA: Casein hydrolysate as a possible adjunct to or replacement treatment for current antibiotic therapies used at dry-off in dairy cows.  Proc 57th Ann Mtg Natl Mast Council:238-239, 2018.

Britten JE, Wilson DJ, Rood KA: Effect of casein hydrolysate on bovine mammary involution: changes to milk composition and preliminary histological evaluation. Proc Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Student Research Symposium:35, 2018.

 

Poster Presentations

University of Idaho:

  1. Y. Tsai, F. Rosa, M. Bionaz, and P. Rezamand. 2018. Effects of 2, 4- thiazolidinedione on milk fatty acid profile and vitamins in dairy goats with subclinical mastitis. In: Proceedings of the 51 st Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference: graduate poster competition (January 2018, Boise, Idaho).

 

University of Minnesota:

Rowe, S. Selective dry cow therapy on U.S. dairy farms: impact on udder health, antimicrobial use and economics.  Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, Saint Paul, MN, April,18-19, 2018.

 

University of Tennessee:

Abdi R. D., J. R. Dunlap, D. B. Ensermu and O. Kerro Dego. Staphylococcus aureus surface proteins extraction methods with immunoproteomics and electron microscopic study. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, 2018, Knoxville, TN.

Merrill C., D. B. Ensermu, R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, J. Vaughn, S. I. Headrick, K.  Hash, T. B. Walker and O. Kerro Dego. Protective effects of staphylococcal surface proteins as vaccine antigens to control mastitis in Dairy cows. American Dairy Science Association  Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, 2018, Knoxville, TN.

Merrill C., Desta B. Ensermu, Reta Duguma Abdi, Barbara E. Gillespie, Jacqueline Vaughn, Raul A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, Susan I. Headrick, Kody Hash, Tate Bradley Walker and O. Kerro Dego. Evaluation of the immune response and protection in dairy cows vaccinated with immunodominant Staphylococcal surface proteins. The 98th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, p187, December 1-5, 2017, Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois. http://crwad.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CRWAD-2017-PRESENTATION-SCHEDULE.pdf

Merrill C., D. B. Ensermu, R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, J. Vaughn, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, S. I. Headrick, K. Hash, T. B. Walker and O. Kerro Dego. Protective Effects of a new Staphylococcal vaccine against mastitis in dairy cows. UT Beef and Forage Center annual Meeting, Dec 19, 2017 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

Vaughn J., R. D. Abdi, B. E. Gillespie, C. Merrill, D. B. Ensermu and O. Kerro Dego. Genetic Diversity and Associated Enterotoxin Production Patterns of S. aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis. American Dairy Science Association  Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, 2018, Knoxville, TN.

Vaughn J., R. D. Abdi1, B. E. Gillespie1, C. Merrill1 and O. Kerro Dego. Genetic Diversity of Staphylococcus aureus from Cases of Bovine Mastitis. UT Beef and Forage Center annual Meeting, Dec 19, 2017 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

Vaughn J., R. Duguma Abdi, B. Gillespie, C. Merrill, O. Kerro Dego.  2017. Genetic diversity and enterotoxin production profiles of Staphylococcus aureus strains from cases of bovine mastitis. The 98th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, P144, December 1-5, 2017, Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois.http://crwad.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CRWAD-2017-Author-Index-Abstracts.pdf

 

Web articles

Michigan State University:

Launstein E., and R. J. Erskine. Revisited article: You are here on the somatic cell count map

http://qualitymilkalliance.com/2018/07/25/revisited-article-you-are-here-on-the-somatic-cell-count-map/

Erskine, R. J. How is Your Milking Efficiency? Part 1.

http://qualitymilkalliance.com/2018/05/01/how-is-your-milking-efficiency-part-1/

 

Mississippi State University:

Becker, C. and A. Stone. 2018. Dry cow therapy: Aseptic infusion. Mississippi State University Extension Factsheet. P3291.

Becker, C. and A. Stone. 2018. Dry cow therapy: Choosing the best protocol for your dairy. Mississippi State University Extension Factsheet. P3290.

 

Public outreach

Pighetti, GM. High quality milk: Farm to table. Knoxville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 9/26/2018, 24 attendees.

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Peer-Reviewed Literature

Michigan State University

Moore-Foster, R., B. Norby, R. L. Schewe, R. Thomson, P. C. Bartlett and R. J. Erskin. Short communication: Herd-level variables associated with overmilking in Michigan dairy herds. J.Dairy Sci. 2019 102:8400-8404.

Erskine, R.J., B. Norby, L. M. Neuder and R. S. Thomson. 2019. Decreased milk yield is associated with delayed milk ejection. J. Dairy Sci. 102:6477-6484.

Moore-Foster R, B. Norby, R. L. Schewe, R. Thomson, P. C. Bartlett, and R. J. Erskine. 2019. Herd-level variables associated with pre-milking stimulation time in Michigan dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2544-2550. 

Moore-Foster R, B. Norby, R. L. Schewe, R. Thomson, P. C. Bartlett, and R. J. Erskine. 2019. Herd-level variables associated with delayed milk ejection in Michigan dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 102:696-705.

Contreras G.A., J. De Koster, J. de Souza, J. Laguna, V. Mavangira, R. K. Nelli, J. Gandy, A. L. Lock, and L. M. Sordillo. 2019. Lipolysis modulates the biosynthesis of inflammatory lipid mediators derived from linoleic acid in adipose tissue of periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-0302(19)31041-0. doi: 10.3168/jds.2019-17256. [Epub ahead of print]

 

North Carolina A&T State University

Emmanuel K. Asiamah, Mario Vailati-Riboni, Zheng Zhou, Tianle Xu, Juan J. Loor, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku Rumen-protected methionine supplementation during the peripartal period alters the expression of galectin genes associated with inflammation in peripheral neutrophils and secretion in plasma of Holstein cow 2019 Journal of Dairy Research

Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Ekwemalor, K., Adjei-Fremah, S., Mulakala, B., & Worku, M. (2019). Galectin-8 Modulates Innate and Adaptive Immune Response Genes in Bovine Neutrophils. Journal of Molecular Biology Research, 9(1), 24-32. 2019 Molecular Biology Research.

S Adjei-Fremah, M Worku, MO De Erive, F He, T Wang, G Chen . Effect of microfluidization on microstructure, protein profile and physicochemical properties of whole cowpea flours. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies. 57, 1022072019, Elsevier

EK Asiamah, K Ekwemalor, S Adjei-Fremah, B Osei, R Newman, M Worku . Natural and synthetic pathogen associated molecular patterns modulate galectin expression in cow blood. Journal of animal science and technology 61 (5), 245.2019, J Anim Sci Technol.

S Adjei-Fremah, M Worku . Cowpea polyphenol extract regulates galectin gene expression in bovine blood. Animal Biotechnology, 1-12.2019, Animal Biotechnology.

JE Koltes, JB Cole, R Clemmens, RN Dilger, LM Kramer, JK Lunney. A vision for development and utilization of high-throughput phenotyping and big data analytics in livestock. Frontiers in Genetics 10, 1197.2019, Frontiers in Genetics

 Mulakala, B., Adjei-Fremah, S., Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Ekwemalor, K., Ibrahim, S. and Worku, M. (2019). Cellular Glycans and their Binding Proteins. EC Microbiology 15.2 (2019): 108-111.2019, EC Microbiology 

Ekwemalor, K., Asiamah, E., Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Mulakala, B., Adjei-Fremah, S., & Worku, M. (2018). Shifts in Gut Microbe Population in Periparturient Goats. CPQ Microbiology (2018) 1: 5 Research Article. Microbiology, 1(5), 01-06.2018, Microbiology

Osei, B., Worku, M., Eluka-Okoludoh, Adjei-Fremah, S., Asiamah, E., E., Ekwemalor, K., & Mulakala, B. (2018).Galectin secretion and modulation in sheep blood. Journal of Molecular Biology Research, 8(1), 183. 2018, Molecular Biology Research

 

Ohio State University

Enger, B.D. 2019. Invited Review: Reevaluating how mastitis reduces milk yield: Discussion of competitive substrate utilization. Appl. Anim. Sci. 35:408–415.

Enger, B.D., H.L.M. Tucker, S.C. Nickerson, C.L.M. Parsons, and R.M. Akers. 2019. Effects of Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infection on the expression of estrogen receptor α (ESR1) and progesterone receptor (PGR) in mammary glands of nonlactating cows administered estradiol and progesterone to stimulate mammary growth. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2807-2617.

 

Oregon State University

Shana Jaaf, Angela Krueger, Brandon Batty, Charles T. Estill$, and Massimo Bionaz. One% BW of selenium biofortified alfalfa improves selenium status and glutathione peroxidase activity in peripartum dairy cows and their calves. Submitted to Journal of Dairy Research

Shana Jaaf. PhD thesis. Effect of agronomically Se biofortified hay on oxidative status, metabolic and inflammation markers, and immune response of transition primiparous dairy cows and their calves. Defended the 3 December 2019.

 

Rutgers University

Dubovoy V., Ganti A., Zhang T., Al-Tameemi H.M., Cerezo J., Boyd J.M.*, Asefa T.* One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of benzalkonium-templated mesoporous silica antimicrobial agents. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2018 Oct. PMID: 30260224

Rosario-Cruz Z., Eletsky A., Daigham N.S., Al-Tameemi H.M., Swapna G.V.T., Szyperski T., Montelione G.T., and Boyd J.M.* The copBL operon protects Staphylococcus aureus from copper toxicity: Cbl is an extracellular membrane-associated copper-binding protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2019 Jan. PMID: 30655293

Bezar I.F., Mashruwala A.A., Boyd J.M., Stock A.M., Drug-like Fragments Inhibit agr-Mediated Virulence Expression in Staphylococcus aureus. Nature Scientific Reports. 2019 May PMID: 31043623

Austin C.M., Garabaglu S., Krute C.N., Ridder M.J., Seawell N.A., Markiewicz M.A., Boyd J.M., Bose J.L. Contribution of YjbIH to virulence factor expression and host colonization in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity. 2019 March. PMID: 30885928

Mashruwala A.A., Eilers B.J., Fuchs A., Earle C.A., Van De Guchte A., Copié V., Boyd J.M. The ClpCP complex modulates respiratory metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus and is regulated in a SrrAB-dependent manner. Journal of Bacteriology. 2019 July. PMID: 31109995

 

University of Illinois

Kandeel, S.A., Megahed, A.A., Ebeid, M.H. and Constable, P.D., 2019. Ability of milk pH to predict subclinical mastitis and intramammary infection in quarters from lactating dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 102(2):1417-1427.

Kandeel, S.A., Megahed, A.A. and Constable, P.D., 2019. Evaluation of hand‐held sodium, potassium, calcium, and electrical conductivity meters for diagnosing subclinical mastitis and intramammary infection in dairy cattle. J. Vet. Intern. Med. 1-11. https://doi.org.10.1111/jvim.15550.

Kandeel, S.A., Megahed, A.A., Ebeid, M.H. and Constable, P.D., 2019. Evaluation of 3 esterase tests for the diagnosis of subclinical mastitis at dry-off and freshening in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 102(2):1402-1416.

Megahed, A.A., Hiew, M., Grünberg, W., Trefz, F.M. and Constable, P.D., 2019. Evaluation of the analytical performance of a portable ion-selective electrode meter for measuring whole-blood, plasma, milk, abomasal-fluid, and urine sodium concentrations in cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 102(8):7435-7444.

El Badawy, S.A., Amer, A.M., Kamel, G.M., Eldeib, K.M. and Constable, P.D., 2019. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intramammary cefquinome in lactating goats with and without experimentally induced Staphylococcus aureus mastitis. J. Vet. Pharmacol. Therap. 42:452-460.

 

University of Maryland

M.A. Crookenden, K.M. Moyes, B. Kuhn-Sherlock, K. Lehnert, C.G. Walker, J.J. Loor, M.D. Mitchell, A. Murray, V.S.R. Dukkipatti, M. Vailati-Riboni, A. Heiser and J.R. Roche.   2019. Transcriptomic analysis of circulating neutrophils in metabolically stressed peripartal grazing dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 102:7408-7420.

 

University of Minnesota

Patel, K.,* S.M. Godden, E. Royster, B.A. Crooker, J. Timmerman and L. Fox. 2019. Relationships between Bedding Materials, Bedding Bacteria Counts, Udder Hygiene, Milk Quality and Udder Health on United States Dairy Herds. J. Dairy Sci. 102:10213–10234

Murphy, S., D. Kent, N. Martin, R. Evanowski, K. Patel, S. Godden and M. Wiedmann. 2019. Bedding and bedding management practices are associated with mesophilic and thermophilic spore levels in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 102: 102:6885–6900

Jenkins,S., E. Okello, P.V. Rossito, T.W. Lehenbauer, J.Champagne, M.C.T. Penedo, A.G. Arruda, S. Godden, P. Rapnicki, P.J. Gorden, L.L. Timms, and S.S. Aly. 2019. Molecular epidemiology of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species isolated at different lactation stages from dairy cattle in the United States.  PeerJ 7:e6749 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6749

Afifi, M., F. Kabera, H. Stryhn, J. Roy, L. Heider, S. Godden, W. Montelpare, J. Sanchez and S. Dufour. 2018. Antimicrobial-based dry cow therapy approaches for cure and prevention of intramammary infections: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Animal Health Research Reviews. 19:74-48. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1466252318000051

 

University of Missouri

Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2018.  Methods for diagnosing mastitis.  Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract.  34(3):479-491.  Invited article. 

Wilson D, Middleton J, Adkins P, Goodell G.  2019.  Test agreement among biochemical methods, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA sequencing for the identification of microorganisms isolated from bovine milk.  J Clin Microbiol.  57(3):1-8  pii: JCM.01381-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01381-18. [Epub 19 Mar 19]

Bernier Gosselin V, Dufour S, Adkins PRF, Poock S, Pithua P, Middleton JR.  2019.  Longitudinal microbiological evaluation of subclinical non-aureus staphylococcal intramammary infections in a dairy goat herd.  Vet Microbiol.  230:156-163. 

Bernier Gosselin V, Dufour S, Calcutt MJ, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2019.  Staphylococcal intramammary infection dynamics and their relationship with milk quality parameters in dairy goats over the dry period.  J Dairy Sci.  102(5):4332-4340.

Bernier Gosselin V, Dufour S, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2019.  Persistence of coagulase negative staphylococcal intramammary infection in dairy goats.  J Dairy Res.  86(2):211-216. 

Bernier Gosselin V, Dufour S, Middleton JR.  2019.  Association between species-specific staphylococcal intramammary infection and milk somatic cell score over time in dairy goats.  Prev Vet Med. 174:104815  doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2019.104815.  [Epub 2 Nov 19].

 

University of Montreal

Massé, J., S. Dufour, and M. Archambault, Characterization of Klebsiella and Raoultella isolates obtained from dairy cattle clinical mastitis cases. Journal of  Dairy Science, Submitted.

Lardé, H., et al., Assignment of Canadian Defined Daily Doses and Canadian Defined Course Doses for quantification of antimicrobial usage in cattle. Frontiers Veterinary Science, Submitted.

Kabera, F., et al., Evaluation of a quarter-based selective dry cow therapy using Petrifilm on-farm milk culture: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Dairy Science, Submitted.

Lasprilla-Mantilla, M., et al., Impact of Recycled Manure Solids Bedding on Spread of Gastro-intestinal Parasites in Environment of Dairies and Milk. Journal of Dairy Science, In press.

Belage, E., et al., A qualitative study of Ontario dairy farmer attitudes and perceptions towards implementing recommended milking practices. Journal of  Dairy Science, Accepted. 102(10): p. 9548-9557.

Naaushad, S., et al., Staphylococcus debuckii sp. nov., a coagulase-negative species from bovine milk. Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 2019. 69(8): p. 2239-2249.

Gagnon, M., et al., Effect of recycled manure solids as bedding on bulk tank milk and cheese microbiological quality. Journal of  Dairy Science, 2019. 103.

Dufour, S., et al., Systematic review of non-antimicrobial approaches at drying-off for treating and preventing intramammary infections in dairy cows. Part 1. Meta-analyses on efficacy of using an internal teat sealant without a concomitant antimicrobial treatment. Animal Health Research Reviews, 2019.

Dufour, S., J. Labrie, and M. Jacques, The Mastitis Pathogens Culture Collection. Microbiology - Resource Announcements, 2019. 8(15): p. 1-2.

Corbeil, A., et al., Short communication: Search for superantigen genes in coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from bovine milk in Canada Journal of  Dairy Science, 2019. 102: p. 2008-2010.

 

University of Vermont

Alexander Jonathan Spitzer, Qing Tian, Ratan Choudhary, and Feng-Qi Zhao. (2020). Bacterial endotoxin induces oxidative stress and reduces milk protein expression and hypoxia in the mammary gland. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, minor revision

 

Utah State University

Kurz JP, Yang Z, Weiss RB, Wilson DJ, Rood KA, Liu GE, Wang Z: A genome-wide association study for mastitis resistance in phenotypically well-characterized Holstein dairy cattle using a selective genotyping approach. Immunogenetics Sept 30, doi: 10.1007/s00251-018-1088-9. (Epub ahead of print), 2018. 71:1:35-47, 2019.

Wilson DJ, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF, Goodell GM: Test agreement among biochemical methods, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA sequencing for the identification of microorganisms isolated from bovine milk.  J Clin Microbiol 57:3: doi: 10.1128/JCM.01381-18., 2019.

 

Abstracts

North Carolina A&T State University

E Eluka-Okoludoh, E Asiamah, K Ekwemalor, B Mulakala, S Adjei-Fremah. PSVIII-37 Modulation of innate and adaptive immune response genes in bovine neutrophil by Galectin-8. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3), 31-3221018, Journal of Animal Science

B Osei, E Asiamah, K Ekwemalor, S Adjei-Fremah, M Worku. PSVI-21 Coproantibodies as indicators of the periparturient rise in fecal egg counts in St Croix Sheep. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3), 461-4612018, Journal of Animal Science

E Asiamah, K Ekwemalor, S Adjei Fremah, M Worku, B Osei. PSVIII-41 Unique Signatures of Galectin Expression in Cow Blood Exposed to Microbial Cell Wall Antigens. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3), 33-33Journal of Animal Science, 2018

B Mulakala, E Eluka-Okoludoh, S Adjei-Fremah, E Asiamah, K Ekwemalor. PSVIII-29 Galectin 9 secretion in cow milk a marker for homostasis and health. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3), 30-312018, Journal of Animal Science

K Ekwemalor, E Asiamah, S Adjei-Fremah, B Osei, E Eluka-Okoludoh. PSVI-32 Pathogen-associated molecular patterns induce differential galectin-3 activation in Goat blood. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3), 464-4642018, Journal of Animal Science

 

Oregon State University

Jaaf S., M. Mezzetti, A. Krueger, B. Batty, M. Premi, F. Perrotta, J. Foster, M. Hanlon, E. Trevisi, and M. Bionaz. Selenium biofortified alfalfa hay supplemented during transition period improves oxidative stress and some metabolic and inflammation parameters in dairy cows and their calves. 37th ADSA Discovery Conference, October 28-31, Chicago, IL

Jaaf S., B. Batty, A. Krueger, G. Bobe, C. Estill, and M. Bionaz. Effect of agronomic selenium biofortified alfalfa hay on selenium status and glutathione peroxidase activity in transition dairy cows and their calves. 2019 PNW Animal Nutrition Conference. Boise (ID)

Jaaf S., Mezzetti M., Krueger A., Batty B., Belveal J., Premi M., Foster J., Trevisi E., Bobe G., Estill C., and M. Bionaz. 2018. Effect of selenium-enriched hay on Se concentration in blood and milk, immune function, and performance in dairy cows during the transition period. 2018 ADSA Annual Meeting Abstract#268

Mezzetti M., Jaaf S., Busato S., Premi M., Trevisi E., Bobe G., and M. Bionaz. 2018. Calves born from cows fed with alfalfa enriched with selenium have higher Se in blood and higher phagocytosis. 2018 ADSA Annual Meeting Abstract#154

 

University of Maryland

Hanna M. Mader, C.M. Scholte, D. Biswas and K.M. Moyes.  2019. Immune response to Escherichia coli induced bovine mastitis in lactating dairy cows.  American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual Meetings, Cincinnnati, OH.

S.S. Potts, K.M. Brady, C.M. Scholte, K.M. Moyes and R.A. Erdman.  2019. Rumen- protected choline or methionine affects the choline metabolite profile of plasma  and milk and alters expression of genes associated with choline and lipid metabolism in periparturient cows. American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)  Annual Meetings, Cincinnnati, OH.

C.M. Scholte, A.M. Fisher, H.M. Mader, D. Biswas and K.M. Moyes*.  2019. The effects of citral as a therapeutic treatment for Escherichia coli mastitis in lactating dairy cattle. American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual Meetings, Cincinnnati, OH.

 

University of Minnesota

Lippolis, J. D., E. J. Putz, T. A. Reinhardt, E. Casas, W. J. Weber and B. A. Crooker. 2019. What 50 years of breeding has done to the ability of Holsteins to fight mastitis. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. November 3. Chicago, IL.

Dean, C., Slizovskiy, I., Crone, K., Heinz, B., Caixeta, L., Noyes, N. Sampling considerations for conducting large-scale microbial ecology studies of cow udder epithelium. Proceedings of the 99th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, IL, 2018. Abstract 198.

 

University of Missouri

Wattenburger K, Schmidt R, Placheta L, Middleton J, Adkins P. 2019.  Evaluation of aspectic techniques used to collect bovine milk samples. MU Life Sciences Week. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.  April 15-20, 2019. Poster.

Witzke MC, Rodrigues RO, Shangraw EM, Ericsson AC, McFadden TB, Adkins PRF. 2019.  Experimental heat stress alters the fecal microbiome of dairy cattle. MU Life Sciences Week. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.  April 15-20, 2019. Poster.

Wattenburger K, Schmidt R, Placheta L, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF.  2019.  Evaluation of aseptic techniques used to collect bovine milk samples.  Proceedings the 42nd Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  10 May 2019.  Abstract #26.  Poster.

Schmidt R, Ierardi R, Placheta L, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2019.  Epidemiology of mastitis pathogens on Amish Dairy Farms in Missouri.  Proceedings the 42nd Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta). 10 May 2019.  Abstract #52.  Oral presentation.

Rivero L, Witzke M, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2019.  Understanding bovine mammary gland niches for staphylococci.  Proceedings the 42nd Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta). 10 May 2019.  Abstract #62.  Oral presentation.

Witzke MC, Rodrigues RO, Shangraw EM, Ericsson AC, McFadden TB, Adkins PRF. 2019.  Bovine fecal microbiome is altered by experimental heat stress and feed restriction. Proceedings of the 42th Annual CVM Research Day (Phi Zeta).  University of Missouri, May 10, 2019. Oral presentation.

Bernier Gosselin V, Middleton JR.  2019.  Advances in understanding of epidemiology of subclinical staphylococcal mastitis in dairy goats.  Ontario Small Ruminant Veterinary Conference.  June 17-19. Oral presentation.

Ankney S, Rivero L, Witzke M, Naclerio A, Adkins PR, Middleton JR.  2019.  Defining causes of intramammary infection in dairy cattle using a novel sampling technique.  National Veterinary Scholars Symposium. Worcester, Massachusetts.  July 26th.  Poster.

Naclerio A, Witzke M, Adkins P. Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria of dairy cattle exposed to intramammary pirlymcin hydrochloride. National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.  Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine hosted at Worcester State University. Worcester, MA, July 25-27, 2019.  Poster

Rivero L, Witzke M, Adkins PRF, Middleton JR.  2019.  Understanding bovine mammary gland niches for staphylococci using different milk sampling techniques.  American Association of Bovine Practitioners.  St. Louis, Missouri.  September 12-14.  Oral presentation.

 

University of Montreal

Kabera, F., et al. Quarter-based Selective Dry Cow Therapy using on-farm diagnostics: results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. in National Mastitis Council annual meeting. 2019. Savannah, Georgia.

Beauchemin, J., et al. Comparison of microbiological contamination of recycled manure solid bedding with straw bedding in dairies farms. in 5th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface. 2019. Québec, QC, Canada.

 

University of Vermont

F.-Q. Zhao, T.B. McFadden, R.K. Choudhary, E.M. Shangraw, R.O. Rodrigues, A.J. Spitzer. Intramammary endotoxin challenge elicits time-dependent local and systemic effects on lactating bovine mammary glands. CRWAD 2019, Chicago. Oral

Choudhary RK, Spitzer A, McFadden TB, Shangraw EM, Rodrigues RO, Linder HF, Zhao F-Q (2019) Quantitative histological changes in lactating bovine mammary gland after endotoxin challenge. ADSA Annual Meeting 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio. Oral

 

Conference Proceedings

Michigan State University

Erskine, R. J. How should we milk a cow? Let the cows decide! Seminar presented to the staff of the U.S. Congress on behalf of the National Coalition for Food and Agricultural Research, Washington. D.C., October, 9, 2018.

Erskine, R. J. Association of delayed milk yield with delayed (bimodal) milk ejection. Seminar presented at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, IL, December 3, 2018.

Erskine, R.J. and J. R. Middleton. Mastitis Therapy: Why, What, When, and How? Short course presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Savannah, GA, January 30, 2019.

Erskine, R.J. Effect of bimodal milk letdown on milk production. Research Summary presented at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Am. Assoc. Bovine Pract. St. Louis, MO, September 13, 2019.

Erskine, R. J. Animal Agriculture and Antimicrobial Resistance in Michigan. Seminar presented at the Michigan One Health Antimicrobial Resistance Summit. Dearborn, MI, September 18, 2019.

Erskine, RJ, Martinez, RO, and Kayitsinga, J. Labor Needs on the Dairy Farm-From the Workers Perspective. Seminar and Panel Discussion presented the 30th Anniversary of the Julian Samora Research Institute, East Lansing, MI, November 1, 2019.

 

Ohio State University

Enger, B.D. 2019. Contemplating the energetic consequences of bovine mastitis. Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference Annual Meeting Proceedings. Pages 89-100.

Enger, B.D. 2019. Mastitis in dairy heifers: The damage we cannot see. National Mastitis Council 58th Annual Meeting Proceedings. Pages 54-61.

 

Rutgers University

Boyd J.M. Dissecting Staphylococcus aureus physiology to decrease disease burden. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept. of Bacteriology, Madison, WI 11/2018

Boyd J.M. Dissecting Staphylococcus aureus physiology to decrease disease burden. Biology department. Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 11/2018.

Boyd J.M. Dissecting Staphylococcus aureus physiology to decrease disease burden. Theobald smith society-New Jersey Branch of ASM. 11/2018.

Boyd J.M. Metal ion homeostasis in Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcal Diseases Gordon Conference, Castelldefels, Spain, 8/2019

Boyd J.M. The role of Bacillithiol in metal ion homeostasis. International meeting on: Thiol-based switches and redox regulation - from microbes to men Sant Feliu de Guixols Spain, 9/2019

Boyd J.M. Metal ion homeostasis in Staphylococcus aureus. Dept. of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of South Florida 11/2019.

 

University of Minnesota

Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Nydam, D.V., Lago, A., Royster, E., Vasquez, A., Randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of two commercial internal teat sealants in dairy cows. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proc. 52nd Annual Conference. Sept. 12-14, 2019. St Louis, MO

Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Nydam, D.V., Gorden, P., Lago, A., Royster, E., Vasquez, A., Thomas, M. Selective dry cow therapy on U.S. dairy farms: Impact on udder health. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proc. 52nd Annual Conference. Sept. 12-14, 2019. St Louis, MO

Godden, S.M.*, Royster, E., Rowe, S.M., Patel, K., Timmerman, J., Crooker, B., Fox, L., Chipping Away at the Tough Questions about Bedding Management and Mastitis. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proc. 52nd Annual Conference. Sept. 12-14, 2019. St Louis, MO

Rowe, S.M*. Godden, S.M., Nydam, D.V., Gorden, P., Lago, A., Royster, E., Vasquez, A. Late Breaking - Selective dry cow therapy on U.S. dairy farms: Impact on udder health. American Dairy Science Association annual meeting. June 21-23, 2019. Cincinnati, OH: page 1
Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Royster, E., Timmerman, J., Boyle, M. Investigation Of The Relationship Between Bedding Bacteria Count And Intramammary Infection In Late Lactation Dairy Cows: Interim Findings. Proc. 58th Annual meeting of the National Mastitis Council. Jan 29-Feb. 1, 2019. Savannah, GA. Pg. 153-154.

Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Royster, E., Timmerman, J., Boyle, M. Investigation of the Relationship Between Udder Towel Hygiene, Udder Towel Management and Intramammary Infection in Late-lactation Dairy Cows. Proc. 58th Annual meeting of the National Mastitis Council. Jan 29-Feb. 1, 2019. Savannah, GA.: 153-154.

 

University of Missouri

Wattenburger K, Schmidt R, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF.  2019.  Evaluation of aseptic techniques used to collect bovine milk samples.  Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Savannah, GA.  Jan 30-Feb 1.  Poster.

Bernier Gosselin V, Dufour S, Adkins PRF, Middleton JRb.  2019.  Infection dynamics of staphylococcal intramammary infections over the dry period in dairy goats.  Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council, Savannah, GA.  Jan 30-Feb 1.  Poster.

Middleton JR, Adkins PRF, Bernier Gosselin V.  2019.  Advances in our understanding of staphylococcal mastitis in dairy ruminants.  Proceedings of the 2019 ACVIM Forum.  Phoenix, AZ.  June 7th.

Witzke M, Rodrigues R, Shangraw E, Ericsson A, McFadden T, Adkins P.  2019.  Experimental heat stress alters the fecal microbiome of lactating dairy cattle. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting.  Cincinnati, OH, June 23-26, 2019.

 

University of Montreal

Lardé, H., et al. Quantification of antimicrobial usage in 101 Québec dairy herds. in Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. 2019. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Lardé, H. Antibiotiques de catégorie 1 : Qui sont-ils et pourquoi devons-nous diminuer leur utilisation?  in Rencontre annuelle des producteurs de la clinique ambulatoire de la faculté de médecine vétérinaire. 2019. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Lardé, H. Évaluation des pratiques d’utilisation des antibiotiques par les producteurs de bovins laitiers et les médecins vétérinaires du Québec. in Sommet Laitier Zoetis. 2019.

Dufour, S., H. Lardé, and D. Francoz. Utilisation des antibiotiques sur les fermes laitières au Québec. in Congrès vétérinaire québécois. 2019. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Dufour, S. Les scientifiques qui parlent à l'oreille des animaux. in Pint of science festival. 2019. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Dufour, S. Nouvelles méthodes de diagnostic moléculaire pour le suivi des infections intra-mammaires et épidémiologie des agents pathogènes causant la mammite. in Congrès AMVPQ 2019 2019. Estérel, QC, Canada.

Dufour, S. Mastitis research in Canada. 2019. Massey University, New Zealand.

 

Utah State University

Wilson DJ, Middleton J, Adkins P, Goodell GM: Conventional culture, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA compared for agreement in diagnosis of bovine mastitis pathogens. Proc 51st Ann Conv Am Assoc Bov Pract: 294, 2018.

Wilson DJ, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF, Goodell GM: Microbial identification of bovine milk isolates compared between conventional culture, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA. Proc 12th Euroglobal Summit on Veterinary and Animal Sciences: 19, 2018.

Wilson DJ, Middleton JR, Adkins PRF, Goodell GM: Culture, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA bovine milk microbial diagnostic methods - blind comparison for test agreement. Proc 61st Ann Conf Am Assoc Vet Lab Diag: 10, 2018.

Wilson DJ: Dairy goat milking and milk quality. Proc Urban and Small Farms Conf: 190, 2019.

Wilson DJ, Britten JE, Rood KA: Intramammary infusion of casein hydrolysate for involution of a single mastitic quarter for the remainder of lactation in dairy cows. Proc 23rd Cong An Sci and Prod Assoc: 35, 2019.

Wilson DJ, Middleton J, Adkins P, Goodell GM: Conventional culture, MALDI-TOF and 16S rRNA compared for test agreement in diagnosis of bacteria in bovine milk samples. Proc 23rd Cong An Sci and Prod Assoc: 42, 2019.

 

Poster Presentations

 

North Carolina A&T State University

M Worku, S Adjei-Fremah, K Ekwemalor, EK Asiamah. A Look at the Galectin Gene Expression and Modulation in Ruminants. Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference (January 12-16, 2019Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, and Mulumebet Worku, Rumen-protected Methionine supplementation during the peripartal period reduces the expression of LGALS-1, -3 and -4 in polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL) and secretion of Gal-2 and Gal-12 in plasma of Holstein cows, ASAS 2019 Poster, 2019, ASAS.

Kingsley Ekwemalor, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah, Bharath Kumar Mulakala, Eboghoye ElukaOkoludoh and Mulumebet Worku. The effect of oligodeoxynucleotides on Toll-like receptor pathway genes in goat blood, ASAS 2019 Poster, 2019, ASAS

 

Oregon State University

Jaaf S., M. Mezzetti, A. Krueger, B. Batty, M. Premi, F. Perrotta, J. Foster, M. Hanlon, E. Trevisi, and M. Bionaz. Selenium biofortified alfalfa hay supplemented during transition period improves oxidative stress and some metabolic and inflammation parameters in dairy cows and their calves. 37th ADSA Discovery Conference, October 28-31, Chicago, IL

Jaaf S., B. Batty, A. Krueger, G. Bobe, C. Estill, and M. Bionaz. Effect of agronomic selenium biofortified alfalfa hay on selenium status and glutathione peroxidase activity in transition dairy cows and their calves. 2019 PNW Animal Nutrition Conference. Boise (ID)

 

Rutgers University

Al-Tamemmi H., Beavers, W.N., Norambuena-Morales, J., Skaar E., Boyd J.M. Copper Stress in Staphylococcus aureus Involves Perturbed Metal Ion Homeostasis. Rutgers Microbiology Symposium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2/2019.

Esquilín-Lebrón K.J., Foley M., Carabetta V.J., Boyd J.M. Iron-sulfur protein assembly in Staphylococcus aureus. American Society of Microbiology national meeting. San Francisco CA. 6/2019.

Al-Tamemmi H., Beavers, W.N., Norambuena-Morales, J., Skaar E., Boyd J.M. Staphylococcus aureus lacking a functional MntABC manganese import system have increased resistance to copper. Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Biology. Catelldefels Spain 8/2019.

Boyd J.M. Esquilin-Lebron K., Foley M., Carabetta V., Beavers W., Skaar E. Iron-sulfur protein assembly in Gram positive bacteria. Annual Conference for NSF CAREER awardees. Alexandria VA. 10/2019.

 

University of Minnesota

Melson, S., W. J. Weber, E. Powell, D. Zimmerman, J. Lippolis, and B. A. Crooker. 2019. Is the contemporary Holstein more susceptible to E. coli mastitis than her ancestors? Minnesota Dairy Health Conference. April 17, 2019. St. Paul, MN.

Dean C.*, Ray, T., Heins, B., Machado, V., Pinedo, P., Formiga, A., Caixeta, L., Noyes, N. (2019, April) An open-community research and education program to leverage the microbiome for the advancement of organic livestock production, using mastitis as a test case. Poster session presented at the Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, St. Paul, MN. April 17, 2019.
Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Nydam, D.V., Lago, A., Royster, E., Vasquez, A. Selective Dry Cow Therapy in U.S. Dairy Herds: Impacts on Health. University of Minnesota Points of Pride day, St Paul, MN, USA. Oct. 2, 2019.

Rowe, S.M.*, Godden, S.M., Royster, E., Timmerman, J., Crooker, B., Boyle, M. Investigation of the Relationship Between Bedding Bacteria Count and Intramammary Infection in Late-lactation Dairy Cows: Interim Findings. National Mastitis Council annual meeting, Savannah, GA, USA. Jan 29-Feb. 1, 2019

 

University of Montreal

Schwartz, D., et al. Differential somatic cell count as a new and inexpensive supplementary tool for mastitis screening. in International Dairy Federation mastitis conference 2019. 2019. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Massé, J., et al. La résistance aux antibiotiques: un regard dans nos fermes. in Symposium bovins laitiers du Québec. 2019. Drumondville.

Lardé, H., et al. Comparison of 3 methods to estimate antimicrobial use for surveillance purposes in Québec dairy farms. in Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. 2019. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Beauchemin, J., et al. Determination of microbiological contamination of recycled manure solid bedding in dairy farms. in Rencontre annuelle du CRIPA 2019. 2019. St-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada.

Beauchemin, J., S. Dufour, and P. Fravalo. Determination of microbiological contamination of recycled manure solid bedding in dairies farms. in 12ième symposium du CRIPA. 2019. Montréal, QC.

 

University of Vermont

Shangraw E, Rodrigues R, Witzke M, Linder HF, Choudhary R, Spitzer A, Zhao, F-Q, McFadden TB (2019) Intramammary lipopolysaccharide infusion elicits local or systemic effects depending on milk component. ADSA Annual Meeting 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio. Poster

 

Other Publications

 

Michigan State University

Ruegg PL and RJ Erskine. 2019. Mammary Gland Health and Disorders. In Large Animal Internal Medicine, 6th edition, BP Smith, editor, pp. 1118-1050.

 

North Carolina A&T State University

Worku M, Asiamah EK, Adjei-Fremah S, Ekwemalor K. 2019. Global gene expression analysis of neutrophils from periparturient Holstein cows.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE129639

Eboghoye ElukaOkoludoh – Studies on the expression and the Effect of Galectin-8 on bovine neutrophils- Dissertation

Bharath Kumar Mulakala - Comparative studies of galectin gene expression and secretion in cow milk and blood -Thesis

 

University of Maryland

K.M. Moyes.  2018.  Maximizing Labor Efficiency In The Milking Parlor- Adapted from Rhyannon Moore, Michigan State University.  Maryland Dairy Reporter.

K.M. Moyes.  2018.  Are you implementing the 10-Point mastitis control plan? Maryland Dairy Reporter.

K.M. Moyes.  2019. Judicious use of antimicrobials on dairy farms. Maryland Dairy Reporter.

 

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