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Table 2 Number of IMIs acquired during the dry period, listed by causative organism (Adapted from [16])1.

From: Dry cow therapy with a non-antibiotic intramammary teat seal - a review

Causative organism Group A
(Teat seal)
No of quarters = 928
Group B
(Antibiotic)
No of quarters = 940
Coagulase-positive staphylococci 10 7
Streptococcus spp. 24 26
Escherichia coli 13* 42*
All enterobacteriaceae 17* 55*
All major pathogens 103* 145*
All minor pathogens 218 224
  1. 1Numbers within rows marked with * differ significantly (p < 0.01) between treatments.