What are Iatrogenic Infections
Natasha Maguire – The Apple Experiment
Natasha Maguire, Chief Scientific Officer at Farm Medix, demonstrates with an apple experiment,
- how pathogens can be introduced in the udder during treatments (Teat Sealant, Dry Cow Therapy, Antibiotic Treatments),
- the potential for inducing severe mastitis,
- and simple ways to reduce your risk.
IATROGENIC INFECTIONS – What’s the Moo?
Iatrogenic infections are infections introduced during treatment. But fret not, with the right knowledge and practices, you can steer clear of these pesky pathogens!
SCRUPULOUS HYGIENE – The Key to Healthy Udders!
Cleanliness is moo-tiful! Proper hygiene during treatments significantly lowers the likelihood of introducing harmful bacteria into your cows’ udders.
IATROGENIC INFECTIONS – Serious Business!
Some infections won’t bat an eye at antibiotics, like yeast or Prototheca. But with the right precautions, you can keep your cows feeling tip-top!
🔬 FARM MEDIX TOOLS – Your Path to Better Outcomes!
Testing your cows with Farm Medix tools can identify pathogens and lead to better outcomes, reducing the need for antibiotics. Let’s work together for healthier, happier cows!
Lessons Learnt from Tony Hollinshead
Tony Hollinshead, from Matamata, shares a few invaluable lessons about Iatrogenic Infections he’s learnt from working with Farm Medix.
WHAT ARE IATROGENIC INFECTIONS?
Iatrogenic infections are those sneaky infections introduced during treatment. Let’s avoid them like the pros we are! Here’s how to be a Farming Superstar:
MAINTAIN SCRUPULOUS HYGIENE
The key to lowering the risk of introducing pathogens into the udder is scrupulous hygiene during treatments. Cleanliness is your cow’s best friend!
AWARENESS IS ESSENTIAL
Iatrogenic infections can be severe. Some infections won’t respond to antibiotics, like yeast or Prototheca. Be vigilant, and protect those precious udders!
FARM MEDIX TOOLS FOR THE WIN
Tony’s secret weapon? Farm Medix solutions! Learn how he uses cutting-edge technology to test his cows, identify pathogens, and make informed decisions, reducing the need for antibiotics.