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Table 5 Prevalence of IMI in control (antibiotic only) and treated (seal plus antibiotic) quarters at drying off, 1 to 3 days in milking (DIM) and 6 to 8 DIM (Adapted from [13]).

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

Quarters IMI present at dry-off IMI present at 1 to 3 DIM IMI present at 6 to 8 DIM
  Control Treated Control Treated Control Treated
  (n = 828) (n = 834) (n = 812) (n = 821) (n = 811) (n = 809)
Total qts with IMI 276 259 236 187 210 167
% of all qts with IMI 33.3 31.1 29.1a 22.8b 25.9a 20.6b
  1. a,b % of all quarters with IMI differ significantly between columns (P < 0.05).