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Table 1 Results of challenge with Streptococcus dysgalactiae M (1.5 × 104 cfu) in udder quarters treated with either teat seal or teat seal plus lacticin

From: Update on the development of a novel dry cow therapy using a bismuth-based intramammary teat seal in combination with the bacteriocin lacticin 3147

Treatment Quarters(n) Clinical infections Strep. dysgalactiae Mrecovered from non-clinical quarters (day 8) Total infections
Teat seal 33 14 (42.4%) 6 20 (60.6%)
Teat seal plus lacticin 35 2 (5.7%) 0 2 (5.7%)