California mastitis test


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California mastitis test

an indirect test for bovine mastitis based on the presence of a high leukocyte count in mastitic milk. The test can be used in the milking shed or in the laboratory and as a test for individual quarters, or cows, or as a herd test. There is a good correlation between the results obtained and the actual leukocyte count and with the productivity of the quarter. It has faded in importance with the introduction of milk cell counts carried out electronically on automated equipment. See also brabant mastitis test.
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Comparison of somatic cell count, California mastitis test, chloride test and rennet coagulation time with bacterial culture examination to detect subclinical mastitis in riverine buffalo (Bubalus bubalis).
Table 4: California Mastitis Test (CMT) Based Degree of Severity of Subclinical Mastitis in Buffaloes of Various Locations
California mastitis test scores as indicators of subclinical intra-mammary infections at the end of lactation in dairy cows.
The California mastitis test was conducted to diagnose the presence of subclinical mastitis.
Interpretation of California mastitis test scores using Staphylococcus aureus culture results for screening of subclinical mastitis in low yielding smallholder dairy cows in the Dar es Salaam region of Tanzania.
Analisis de la prevalencia de mastitis subclinica en vacas lecheras en Venezuela mediante la prueba de California Mastitis Test (CMT) y bacteriologia.
Se utilizo la prueba diagnostica denominada California Mastitis Test (CMT) (Schalm y Noorlander, 1957).
Milk of these animals was examined for the presence of mastitis using California Mastitis Test (CMT) following the standard protocol (Schalm et al.
07% in buffaloes on the basis of Whiteside test and California Mastitis Test.
Preliminary study of homeopathic treatment of subclinical mastitis evaluated through somatic cells count and California mastitis test.
All lactating animals were screened and scored for mastitis using the California Mastitis Test (CMT) as described by Schalm and Noorlander [9].
The dairy industry has been using a simple cow-side test for many years called the California Mastitis Test (CMT).

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