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Title of Thesis

Effect of Levamisole on the Efficacy of a Staphylococcus aureus Bacterian-Toxoid in the Control of Bubaline and Bovine Mastitis

Author(s)

ARFAN YOUSAF

Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University Of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Session
2009
Subject
Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Number of Pages
165
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Effect of Levamisole, Bacterian-Toxoid, Tehsil Samundri, Bubaline and Bovine Mastitis, S. aureus in Mastitis, Vaccine Production

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1 0 CONTENTS

 

 
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INTRODUCTION 1
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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Economic Importance of Bovine and Bubaline Mastitis

2.2 Microorganisms Associated with Bovine and Bubaline Mastitis

2.3 Significance of S. aureus in Mastitis and Need for an Immunological Control

2.4 Virulence Factors of S. aureus and their Role in Immunization

2.5 Immunology of Bovine Udder and Defense Against Mastitis

2.6 Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis and Vaccination

2.7 Adjuvants in Mastitis Vaccines

2.8 Montanide ® as Adjuvant in Veterinary Vaccines

2.9 Levamisole and Immunity

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4 3 MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1 Procurement of Vaccinal Staphylococcus Aureus (S. Aureus) Isolate, its Recharacterization and Mass

      Cultviation

3.2 Preparation and Quality Evalution of Montanide ® Adjuvanted S. Aureus Bacterin-Toxoid

3.3 Field Evaluation of Simultaneously Administered Levamisole HCL on the Efficacy of a Montanide ® Adjuvanted

      S. Aureus Baterin-Toxoid in Lactating Cows and Buffaloes

3.4 Statistical Analysis

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5 4 RESULTS

4.1 Frequency and Distribution of Mastitis

4.2 Determinants/ Risk Factors of Mastitis in Buffalo and Cow

4.3 Microorganisms Isolated from Clinical and Subclinical Cases of Mastitis in Buffaloes and Cows

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6 5 DISCUSSION

5.1 Immunogenic Attributes of Vaccinal S. aureus Isolate for effective Vaccine Production

5.2 Selection of the Montanide® ISA 206 as an Adjuvant

5.3 Justification for Adjuncting Levamisole with Montanide® Adjuvanted Bacterin-toxoid

5.4 Preparation of Montanide® Adjuvanted S. aureus Bacterin-Toxoid

5.5 Evaluation of Montanide® Adjuvanted S. aureus Bacterin-Toxoid in Lactating Cows and Buffaloes

5.6 Effect of Simultaneous Administration of Levamisole HCl on the Efficacy of the Montanide® Adjuvanted S.aureus

      Bacterin-Toxoid in Lactating Cows and Buffaloes

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7 6 SUMMARY

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8 7 LITERATURE CITED AND APPENDICES

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