Isolation and Identification of Bacterial Agents Causing Clinical Mastitis in Cattle in Mymensingh and Their Antibiogram Profile

Authors

  • Md Tanvir Rahman Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • Md Shafiqul Islam Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • Mahmudul Hasan Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/mh.v2i1.17258

Keywords:

Bovine clinical mastitis, Bacteria, Antibiogram, Mymensingh

Abstract

Mastitis is a serious problem for the dairy cattle in many countries of the world including Bangladesh. Among the microbial etiology bacteria plays a major role in the onset of the clinical form of the disease. Many of these bacteria are resistant to one or more antibiotics thus make the mastitis cases difficult to cure. In the present study Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Bacillus spp. and E. coli were identified as the dominant bacterial species causing clinical mastitis in cattle in Mymensingh. Antibiogram study revealed chloramphenicol and erythromycin as the most effective antibiotic for the treatment of mastitis in these animals except those caused by Bacillus spp. and E. coli, respectively.

Microbes and Health, June 2013, 2(1): 19-21

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/mh.v2i1.17258

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Published

2014-02-24

How to Cite

Rahman, M. T., Islam, M. S., & Hasan, M. (2014). Isolation and Identification of Bacterial Agents Causing Clinical Mastitis in Cattle in Mymensingh and Their Antibiogram Profile. Microbes and Health, 2(1), 19–21. https://doi.org/10.3329/mh.v2i1.17258

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