EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
53,517,315
Abstracts:
29,339,501
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Papillomas of the teats and udder of cattle and their causal viruses



Papillomas of the teats and udder of cattle and their causal viruses



Veterinary Record 115(22): 574-577



An abattoir survey was carried out on 1657 cattle to determine the incidence and parameters of teat and udder papillomas and their causal viruses. Recent research has characterised six different bovine papillomaviruses of which three have been found to be particularly associated with teat tumours. Of the population studied 37.3 per cent had teat warts and 86.2 per cent of these had multiple infections; 28.4 per cent had papillomas attributed to bovine papillomavirus 1, 88.5 per cent to bovine papillomavirus 5 and 92.3 per cent to bovine papillomavirus 6. There was no predilection site between teats. Herefords and their crosses dominated the breed incidence and showed the highest numbers of warts but it was not possible to make a realistic comparison with other breeds. Dairy cattle were poorly represented. Bovine papillomavirus 4 was never found and from this it was concluded that there is no association between alimentary and teat papillomas. The implications of these findings in terms of prophylaxis and control are discussed.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service: $29.90)

Accession: 001424264

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 6098066



Related references

Studies on udder halves on the effect of reduced milking vacuum 40 kpa on stress in cattle udder teats by mechanical milking. Monatshefte fuer Veterinaermedizin 44(14): 481-484, 1989

Constitution of the bovine udder. II. Morphological characteristics of the teats of Friesian cattle. Dtsch. tierarztl. Wschr, 64: 157-161; 186, 1957

Investigations on the shape of the udder and teats in Black Pied Lowland cattle. Med. wet, 10: 531, 1954

An outbreak of ulcerative skin condition of the udder and teats of dairy cattle in the East of Scotland. Vet. Rec, 78: 4594, 828-29, 1966

Biometrical studies on shape and size of udder and teats and their relation with milk yield in Gir cattle. Indian Journal of Dairy Science 35(4): 539-543, 1982

Constitution of the bovine udder. II. Morphological characteristics of the teats of Black Pied Lowland cattle.. Dtsch. tierarztl. Wschr, 64: 7; 8, 157-61; 186-90, 1957

Impact of milking characteristics and morphology of udder and teats on clinical mastitis in first- and second-lactation Norwegian cattle. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 24(4): 235-244, 1995

Studies on cross breeding between finnish ayrshire and telemark cattle ii body measurements udder and teats. Meldinger fra Norges Landbrukshogskole 46(18): 1-12, 1967

Occurrence, localization and heritability of supernumerary teats in relation to morphological and physiological udder characteristics in three cattle breeds in Slovakia. Zbornik Vedeckych Prac UEVM v Kosiciach (3): 133-152, 1980

Is there a relationship between supernumerary teats and udder health in cows? Infection rate and heritability of supernumerary teats in the cow. Tierzuchter 33(2): 64, 69, 1981

Does selection for characteristics of the udder, teats, ease of milking and udder health offer any prospects of improvement of resistance to mastitis?. Tijdschrift Voor Diergeneeskunde 106(11): 546-553, 1981

Does selection for characteristics of the udder, teats, ease of milking and udder health offer any prospect for the improvement of resistance to mastitis?. Tidjdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde 106(11): 546-553, 1981

Sensitivity of bovid herpesvirus 2 replication to temperatures found in the natural host Cattle, bovine herpes mammillitis, a severe dermatitis of the bovine udder and teats. Archives of virology3(3-4): 273-286, 1982

Treatment of teat and udder lesions in cattle. Part I: Supernumerary and accessory teats, teat fistulae, teat wounds. Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift 64(3): 78-89, 1995