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Kerli Mõtus

Estonian University


Kerli Mõtus is Docent inveterinary epidemiology, large animal medicine, herd health. He completed Post-doctoral studies in Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in 2016.

Research Interest

Research interests are Epidemiology and infectious diseases, Veterinary medicine, surgery, physiology, pathology, clinical studies.


  • Timonen, Anri Aino Elisa; Katholm, Jørgen; Petersen, Anders; Mõtus, Kerli; Kalmus, Piret (2017). Within-herd prevalence of intramammary infection caused by Mycoplasma bovis and associations between cow udder health, milk yield, and composition. Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (8), 6554−6561.

  • Jokelainen, Pikka; Tagel, Maarja; Mõtus, Kerli; Viltrop, Arvo; Lassen, Brian (2017). Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in dairy and beef cattle: Large-scale epidemiological study in Estonia. Veterinary Parasitology, 236, 137− 143

  • Mõtus, Kerli; Emanuelson, Ulf (2017). Risk factors for on-farm mortality in beef suckler cows under extensive keeping management. Research in Veterinary Science, 113, 5−12.

  • Reimus, K.; Orro, T.; Emanuelson, U.; Viltrop, A.; Mõtus, K. (2017). Reasons and risk factors for on-farm mortality in Estonian dairy herds. Livestock Science, 198, 1−9.

  • Mõtus, K.; Reimus, K.; Orro, T.; Viltrop, A.; Emanuelson, U. (2017). On-farm mortality, causes and risk factors in Estonian beef cow-calf herds. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 139 (A), 10−19.

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