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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Semiárido - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2021
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: SOUZA, B. C. da S.
ARAÚJO, R. de M. P.
NOGUEIRA, D. M.
LIMA, J. R. F. de
COSTA, M. M.
PEIXOTO, R. de M.
Additional Information: BRUNA CRISLANE DA SILVA SOUZA, UNIVASF; RENATA DE MORAES PEIXOTO ARAÚJO, UFCG; DANIEL MAIA NOGUEIRA, CPATSA; JOAO RICARDO FERREIRA DE LIMA, CPATSA; MATEUS MATIUZZI DA COSTA, UNIVASF; RODOLFO DE MORAES PEIXOTO, Instituto Federal do Sertão Pernambucano, Petrolina/PE.
Title: Economic impact and epidemiological aspects of subclinical mastitis and caprine arthritis-encephalitis in the semiarid northeastern region of Brazil.
Publisher: Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, v. 15, p. 310-315, 2021.
Language: Ingles
Keywords: Pequenos ruminantes
Economia de doenças
Artrite encefalite caprina
Semiárido
Mastite
CAE
Description: Dairy activity in the semi-arid region has gained prominence due to its profit potential; however, there are still sanitary problems that result in significant economic impact. Thus, this study aimed to assess the economic impact and to conduct an epidemiological study of caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) and subclinical mastitis in dairy goat herds of the semi-arid northeastern region of Brazil. The study proceeded with the collection of blood (n = 351) and milk samples (n = 321) from 15 rural properties with up to 50 animals, risk factor assessment, economic profile analysis, and georeferencing of the properties. The blood serum obtained was subjected to the AGID test. The milk samples were cultured on blood agar, and the reading was performed 24 hours after incubation. Overall, 3.4% of the animals were seropositive for CAE, and 15.8% were diagnosed with subclinical mastitis. 71.95% of the positive animals belonged to properties with a semi-intensive rearing system, weekly cleaning of the facilities, and no pre- or post-dipping. Subclinical mastitis caused by the main agent Staphylococcus spp. was associated with the breed type of the animals, highlighting two risk factors: purebred animals (OR = 12.52) and the milking performed close the soil (OR = 18.07). A reduction of up to 35.34% was observed in the income of dairy properties, constituting a considerable economic impact. Due to these sanitary problems, the economic impact demonstrates the need for a sanitary management program focused on these infirmities.
Thesagro: Produção Leiteira
Sanidade Animal
Caprino
Doença
Impacto Econômico
NAL Thesaurus: Small ruminants
Animal health
Data Created: 2021-10-21
Appears in Collections:Artigo em periódico indexado (CPATSA)

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