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Table 1 Farm location, number of cows, number of cows treated and antimicrobials used

From: The costs of interdigital phlegmon in four loose-housed Finnish dairy herds

Farm, location Cows total (n) Infected cows (n) Antimicrobials used during IP outbreak
A, Southern Finland 65 50 71 treatments: benzylpenicillina (300,000 IU/ml)
1 treatment: oxytetracyclineb (100 mg/ml)
B, Central Finland 40 7 4 treatments: oxytetracyclineb (100 mg/ml)
6 treatments: benzylpenicillinc (300 mg/ml)
C, Northern Ostrobothnia 80 36 22 treatments: benzylpenicillin natriumd (24 g)
18 treatments: benzylpenicillinc (300 mg/ml)
4 treatments: benzylpenicillina (300,000 IU/ml)
11 treatments: ceftiofure (50 mg/ml)
D, Central Finland 85 68 6 treatments: oxytetracyclineb (100 mg/ml)
32 treatments: benzylpenicillinc (300 mg/ml)
37 treatments ceftiofure (50 mg/ml)
  1. aEthacillin vet, MSD Animal Health, Finland, dose 20,000 IU/kg once a day 5 days
  2. bEngemycin LA vet, MSD Animal Health, Finland, dose 10 mg/kg 5 days
  3. cPenovet vet, Vetcare, Finland, dose 20 mg/kg once a day 5 days
  4. dGeepenil vet, Orion, Finland, dose 10 mg/kg, twice a day 4 days
  5. eCefenil vet, Vetmedic Animal Health OY, Finland, dose 1 mg/kg, once a day 3 days