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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2017 Vol.18 No.4 P.360-364


Efficacy of vaccination and nisin Z treatments to eliminate intramammary Staphylococcus aureus infection in lactating cows

Author(s):  Ran Guan, Jun-qiang Wu, Wei Xu, Xiao-yan Su, Song-hua Hu

Affiliation(s):  Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China

Corresponding email(s):   songhua@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Subclinical mastitis, Intramammary infection, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacterin, Nisin

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Ran Guan, Jun-qiang Wu, Wei Xu, Xiao-yan Su, Song-hua Hu. Efficacy of vaccination and nisin Z treatments to eliminate intramammary Staphylococcus aureus infection in lactating cows[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2017, 18(4): 360-364.

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This study evaluated the effect of a Staphylococcus aureus bacterin and nisin on bovine subclinical mastitis. A total of 75 Holstein subclinically mastitic cows were randomly allocated to three groups with 25 cows per group. In group I, an intramammary infusion of nisin Z at a dose of 2.50×106 IU was carried out once daily for three days, and an autogenous S. aureus bacterin was inoculated into the supramammary lymph node one week before and one week after nisin treatment. In group II, nisin was administered in the same way as in group I, but no bacterin was inoculated. Group III received no treatment and served as a control. Milk was aseptically sampled from the affected quarters before and 2, 4, and 6 weeks after treatment, for bacteriological examination and analyses of N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase (NAGase) activity, somatic cell count (SCC), and milk protein and fat contents. Results indicated that, compared to the nisin-treated group, nisin-bacterin treatment significantly reduced intramammary S. aureus infections, reduced the number of quarters with milk SCCs of more than 5×105 cells/ml, and increased the protein and fat contents of the milk. Therefore, nisin-bacterin therapy is suggested when subclinical mastitis occurs in lactating cows.


方法:将75头乳腺隐性感染金黄色葡萄球菌的泌乳期黑白花奶牛随机分为3组:金黄色葡萄球菌疫苗接种+乳酸链球菌素治疗组、乳酸链球菌素治疗组和不治疗对照组。在治疗前和治疗后2、4和 6周,对无菌采集感染乳区奶样进行细菌学检查、牛奶体细胞计数、N-乙酰-β-D-氨基葡萄糖苷酶(NAGase)活性检测和牛奶品质(乳脂率和蛋白率)检测。


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