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Conferences Highlight Mastitis Vaccination as Key To Milk Quality

21 June 2013

SOUTH AFRICA - The role vaccinations could play in controlling staphylococcus aureus based mastitis was the subject of a series of conferences targeted at veterinarians last month.

Led by Inge-Marie Petzer, of the University of Pretoria, the meetings were organised by animal health company Hipra and held in Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Kwazulu in Natal and reached 100 professionals. 

She explained the use of vaccines as a tool to defeating staph aureus - South Africa's number one mastitis causing bacteria. 

At the events Hipra reinforced its long term commmitment to preventing mastitis and improving the quality of South African milk. 

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