TABLE 1:

Initial condition of udder quarters suffering from mild or moderate mastitis by treatment strategy

Initial conditionP valueTreatment strategyAll patients (n=180)
Individualised homeopathy (n=60)Placebo (n=60)Antibiotic (n=60)
Affected udder quarter*LF0.5511151541
RF20171552
RR1091635
LR19191452
Lactation number0.442.7±1.6†2.9±1.73.0±1.62.9±1.6
Days in milk0.32125±94†122±89106±80117±88
Bacterial isolates‡Yes0.74403842120
No20221860
  • *The udder quarter position is indicated as RF, RR, LF and LR.

  • †Mean value and corresponding SD.

  • ‡The presence of mastitis pathogens in milk samples from infected udder quarters at day 0 before treatment.

  • LF, left front; LR, left rear; RF, right front; RR, right rear.