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Table 2 Staphylococcus spp. isolated from prepartum colostrum (1 st sampling) and milk samples (2 nd and 3 rd samplings) collected from primiparous replacing goats (AP and BP) and multiparous goats (AM and BM) in Paraiba, Northeastern Brazil

From: Pre-parturition staphylococcal mastitis in primiparous replacement goats: persistence over lactation and sources of infection

Sampling source Sampling order
  1st(Prepartum) 2nd 3rd
Farm A    
AP1 - - -
AP2 - - -
AP3 - - -
AP4 S. haemolyticus 1 S. epidermidis -
AP5 - - -
AP6 - - -
AP7 - - -
AM1 - - S. haemolyticus 2
AM2 - - -
AM3 - - -
Farm B    
BP1 - - -
BP2 S. aureus; S. hyicus 3 S. aureus S. aureus
BP3 S. aureus 2 S. hyicus S. epidermidis
BP4 - - -
BP5 - - S. xylosus
BP6 S. cohnii - -
BM1 - - -
BM2 - - -
BM3 - - -
BM4 S. auricularis - S. hominis
BM5 - - -
  1. 1S. haemolyticus isolated from right and left half udders; 2One isolate from each half udder; 3S. aureus from left half udder and S. hyicus from right half udder.