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Mammary Gland & Mastitis

Ben-Yakir S. – The Israeli Veterinary Institute for Holistic Medicine
Primary evaluation of homeopathic remedies injected via acupuncture points to reduce chronic high somatic cell counts in modern dairy farms

Chaffer M, Friedman S, Saran A, Younis A – New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2005 53(4): 261-264
An outbreak of Streptococcus canis mastitis in a dairy herd in Israel

Feuermann Y., Mabjeesh S.J., Shamay A. –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2004 87: 2941-2946
Leptin Affects Prolactin Action on Milk Protein and Fat Synthesis in the Bovine Mammary Gland

Feuermann Y., Shamay A., Mabjeesh S.J –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2008 91: 4183-4189
Leptin Up-Regulates the Lactogenic Effect of Prolactin in the Bovine Mammary Gland In Vitro

Feuermann Y., Mabjeesh S.J., Shamay A. – International Journal of Endocrinology, 2009
Mammary Fat Can Adjust Prolactin Effect on Mammary Epithelial Cells via Leptin and Estrogen

Friedman S. et al – Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine,  2004 59 (1-2): 

Economical losses from clinical mastitis in 4 dairy herds in Israel

Friedman S. and Lavon Y., 2018
Selective dry cow treatment – based evidences

Ginsberg R., Rak D., Arazi A., Aizinbud E. – Proceedings Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council. 2011: 167-168
Detection and Prevention of Milking Routine Problems by Computerized Monitoring of Milking Irregularities

Ginsberg R. et al. – Proceedings 5th IDF Mastitis Conference,  2010: 464 – 467
Electronic computerised monitoring of milking efficiency and milking parlour turnover

Ginsberg R. – Proceedings Udder Health and Communication Conference,  2011: 407 – 414
Influence of milk yield and take-off settings on milking parlour performance and udder health

 Goshen T. ,  Shwimer A.,  Fridman S. and  Shpigel N. Y. – Israeli Dairy Conference, 2005
Efficacy of Combined Intra Mammary and Systemic Penicillin Therapy for Streptococcal Mastitis during the Lactation

Klaas I.C. Bjerg B. Freidman S. Bar D. – Dansk Veterinærtidsskrift,  2010 9: 20-29
 Cultivated barns for dairy cows

Lavon Y et al –   Journal of Dairy Science,  2004 99: 2268-2275
Two approaches to improve fertility of subclinical mastitic dairy cows

Leitner G, Merin U and Silanikove N. – Journal of Dairy Science,  2004 87: 1250-1258
Changes in Milk Composition as Affected by Subclinical Mastitis in Goats

Leitner G et al  – Journal of Dairy Science, 2004 87: 46-52
Changes in Milk Composition as Affected by Subclinical Mastitis in Sheep

Leitner G et al   – Journal of Dairy Science, 2008 91: 337-3342
Concentrations of Ganglioside Type M1 and Immunoglobulin G in Colostrum Are Inversely Related to Bacterial Infection at Early Lactation in Cows

Leitner G et al – Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2003 93:  31–38
Development of a Staphylococcus aureus vaccine against mastitis in dairy cows I. Challenge trials

Leitner G et al – Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology,  2003 93: 153–158
Development of a Staphylococcus aureus vaccine against mastitis in dairy cows. II. Field trial

Leitner G et al – Journal of Dairy Research, 2004 71: 311 – 315
Effect of subclinical intramammary infection on somatic cell counts, NAGase activity and gross composition of goats’ milk

Leitner G et al – South African Journal of Animal Science, 2004 34 (Supplement 1) 162 – 164
Factors Influencing milk quantity and quality in Assaf sheep and goat crossbreds

Leitner G et al – Journal Veterinary Medicine, 2003 B 50: 45–52
Immune Cell Differentiation in Mammary Gland Tissues and Milk of Cows Chronically Infected with Staphylococcus aureus

Leitner G et al – Journal Veterinary Medicine,  2002 B 49: 354–360
Influence of Staphylococcus aureus Exosecretions Isolated from Bovine Mastitis on Leukocyte Activity In Vitro

Leitner G et al – International Dairy Journal, 2006 16: 648–654
Interactions between bacteria type, proteolysis of casein and physico-chemical properties of bovine milk

Leitner G et al – Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2003 59 (4):
MASTIVAC I: Staphylococcus Aureus Vaccine – Prevention of new udder infection and therapeutic effect on cows chronically infected with S. Aureus under field conditions

Leitner G et al – Israel Journal of  Veterinary Medicine,  2017 72 (2): 3 -10
Major Considerations in Managing Subclinical Mastitis During Lactation in Modern Dairy Farms

 Leitner G et al – Journal Veterinary Medicine, 2000 B 47: 133–138
Milk Leucocyte Populations in Heifers Free of Udder Infection

Leitner G et al – Journal Veterinary Medicine, 2000 B 47: 581-589 
Milk Leucocyte Population Patterns in Bovine Udder Infection of Different Aetiology

Leitner G et al – Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine,  2012 67 :
Options for handling chronic subclinical mastitis during lactation in modern dairy farms

Leitner G, Lavon Y, Matzrafi Z, Merin U – Oct.2016
Pricing of Cow’s Milk in Relation to Bulk Milk Somatic Cell Count in the Threshold Range of 400×10 3 cells per Milliliter

Leitner G et al – Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 2003 35: 99-106
Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bovine mastitis: virulence, antibody production and protection from challenge in a mouse model

Leitner G et al – International Dairy Journal Volume, 2016 58: 9-13
Somatic cell counts, chemical composition and coagulation properties of goat and sheep bulk tank milk

Leitner G et al – Research in Veterinary Science,  2000, 69: 181–184
Systemic and local immune response of cows to intramammary infection with Staphylococcus aureus

Leitner G et al – Small Ruminant Research, 2003 49: 157–164
Udder infection and milk somatic cell count, NAGase activity and milk composition—fat, protein and lactose—in Israeli-Assaf and Awassi sheep

Meiri-Bendek I et al –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2002 85: 1717–1723
A PCR-based method for the detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in milk 

Merin U et al – South African Journal of Animal Science  2004 34 (Supplement 1) 188 -191
Changes in milk composition as affected by subclinical mastitis in sheep and goats

Pinchasov Y. et al – Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2005 60 (3):
The Safety and Efficacy of the Immunotherapy Treatment Y-Complex in a Clinical Mastitis Study Under Field Conditions

Roth Z. et al – Reproduction Fertility and Development, 2015 28(11): 1653-1662
Subclinical mastitis disrupts oocyte cytoplasmic maturation in association with reduced developmental competence and impaired gene expression in preimplantation bovine embryos


Seroussi E et al – PLOS-ONE 2018
Application of pancreatic phospholipase A2 for treatment of bovine mastitis

Silanikove N. et al –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2011 94: 4468-4475
Lipopolysaccharide challenge of the mammary gland in bovine induced a transient glandular shift to anaerobic metabolism

Silanikove N. et al – RSC Advances, 2016 6(15): 114644 – 114657
Reduced use of glucose by normoxic cow’s mammary gland under acute inflammation: an example of homeostatic aerobic glycolysis

Shamay A et al –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2003 86: 1250–1258
Infusions of casein hydrolyzates into the mammary gland disrupt tight junction integrity and induce involution in cows

Shamay A., Cohen N., Madar Z., Levin I. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1989 72: 1169-1174
Effect of Prolactin on Casein and Fat Synthesis and Casein Secretion in Explants of Bovine Mammary Tissue Pretreated in Athymic Nude Mice

Shamay A et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 2005 88: 569-576
Expression of Albumin in Nonhepatic Tissues and its Synthesis by the Bovine Mammary Gland

Shem-Tov M et al – Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology & Therapeutics,  1998 21(3): 209-213
Pharmacokinetics and penetration of danofloxacin from the blood into the milk of cows

Shoshani E, Berman A. –  Journal of Dairy Research, 1998 65: 31-41
Subclinical mastitis assessed by deviations in milk yield and electrical resistance

Shoshani E, et al – Journal of Dairy Research, 2000 67: 155-169
Mammary infection with Staphylococcus aureus in cows: progress from inoculation to chronic infection and its detection

Shpigel N. Y. – University of Helsinki, 2001
Clinical and therapeutic aspects of coliform mastitis in dairy cows under intensive management

Shpigel N.Y, Winkler M, Ziv G, Saran A. – Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1998 35 : 1–9
Clinical, bacteriological and epidemiological aspects of clinical mastitis in Israeli dairy herds

Shpigel N. Y. et al –  Journal of. Dairy Science, 1997 80: 318–323
Efficacy of cefquinome for treatment of cows with mastitis experimentally induced using Escherichia coli

Shpigel N. Y. et al –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2003 86: 3927–3932
 In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates from clinical bovine mastitis in Finland and Israel

Shwimmer A. et al – Zoonoses Public Health, 2007 54 : 353–357
Mastitis Caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Israeli Dairy Cattle and Public Health Implications

Sobak S. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 1990 73: 661466
Systemic dry cow therapy–a preliminary report

Sompolinsky D, Cohen M, Ziv G. – Infect Immun. 1974 (2):217-28
Epidemiological and biochemical studies on thiamine-less dwarf-colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus as etiological agents of bovine mastitis.

Weller J. I. et al. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1992 75: 2532-2540
Genetic and environmental relationships among somatic cell count, bacterial infection, and clinical mastitis

Wolfenson D, Leitner G, Lavon Y. – Italian Journal of Animal Science 14: 2015
The disruptive effects of mastitis on reproduction and fertility in dairy cows

Yeruham I, Friedman S, Elad D, Perl S.  – Australian Veterinary Journal, 2000  78 (4): 250 -253
Association between milk production, somatic cell count and bacterial dermatoses in three dairy cattle herds

Yeruham I, Friedman S, Elad D, Perl S. – Epidemiology and Infection, 2003 131(2): 947-55 
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in Israeli dairy cattle

Younis A. et al – Journal Veterinary Medicine, 2000 B 47: 591- 597 
Phenotypic Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Bovine Mastitis in Israeli Dairy Herds

Younis A. et al – Journal Veteterinary Medicine, 2003 B 50: 1– 7 
Staphylococcus aureus Exosecretions and Bovine Mastitis

Ziv G., Sulman F.G –  Journal of  Dairy Science, 1975 58: 1637-1644
Absorption of Antibiotics by the Bovine Udder

Ziv G. – Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 1976 9: 418-421
Activity of four cephalosporin antibiotics in vitro against bovine udder pathogens and pathogenic bacteria isolated from newborn calves

Ziv G, Sulman FG. – Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 1972 : 206-213
Binding of antibiotics to bovine and ovine serum

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