DASC-72P Mastitis cases caused by yeast and mold are typically sporadic and are usually not a significant issue in a herd. Yeast form white or cream-colored colonies that can easily be confused with coagulase-negative staphylococci. Gram staining will differentiate yeast from CNS; yeast are two to three times larger than CNS and typically exhibit budding. Mold colonies can have a fluffy texture and exhibit several different colors.
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