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Novel SRP vaccine reduces klebsiella mastitis

SRP vaccine-induced antibodies bind and block transfer of iron and nutrients through bacterial cell wall pores, starving bacteria of needed nutrients.

A new vaccine based on siderophore receptor and porin (SRP) technology is showing considerable promise in reducing klebsiella mastitis in dairy cows, based on data from an Iowa State University trial shared at the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants spring conference in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Patrick Gorden, clinical professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine at Iowa State, said the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacterial extract vaccine (Kleb-SRP) reduced the

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