Dairy cattle, Production medicine, milk quality
Equine contagious metritis
Mastitis in dairy cows
Kristula, M., Smith, B. Veterinary farm specific employee training to manage cows at calving time The Bovine Practitioner : , 2011.Kristula, M., Fectea ME., Smith, B., Young, S., Rankin, S. Evaluation of the risk of transmitting Staphylococcus aureus strains between replacement heifers through commingling at a heifer rearing facility The Bovine Practitioner 43: 75-83, 2009.Kristula, M., Dou, Z., Toth, J., Smith, B., Harvey, N., Sabo, M. Evaluation of free-stall mattress bedding treatments to reduce mastitis bacterial growth Journal of Dairy Science 91: 1885-1892, 2008.Kristula, M Contagious Equine Metritis. Equine Infectious Diseases. Equine Infectious Diseases : 351-353, 2007.Smith, BI, Kristula, M. Effects of frequent functional foot trimming on the incidence of lameness in lactating dairy cattle. The Bovine Practitioner 41: 138-145 , 2007.Kristula, M A. Rogers, W. Hogan, J S. Sabo, M. Comparison of bacteria populations in clean and recycled sand used for bedding in dairy facilities. Journal of Dairy Science 88: 4317-25, 2005.Kristula, Michaela A. Smith, Billy I. Diagnosis and treatment of four stallions, carriers of the contagious metritis organism--case report. Theriogenology 61: 595-601, 2004.Kristula, M., Smith, B. Use of daily postpartum temperatures to select dairy cows for treatment with systemic antibiotics. Proceedings of the 34th American Association of Bovine Practitioners : 182, 2001.Kristula, M., Smith, B., Simeone, A. The use of dairy postpartum temperatures to select dairy cows for treatment with systemic antibiotics. The Bovine Practitioners 35: 117-125 , 2001.Kristula, M. A method to statistically monitor new intramammary infection data on a monthly basis using somatic cell count data. The Bovine Practitioner 35: 36-40 , 2001.
Colorado State University, 1977BS (Biology) Virginia Tech , 1979DVM Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1984MS (Comparative Medical Sciences) University of Pennsylvania, 1990