Veal calves produce less antibodies against C. perfringens alpha toxin compared to beef calves

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Valgaeren, Bonnie; Pardon, Bart; Goossens, Evy; Verherstraeten, Stefanie; Roelandt, Sophie; Timbermont, Leen; Van Der Vekens, Nicky; Stuyvaert, Sabrina; Gille, Linde; Van Driessche, Laura; Haesebrouck, Freddy; Ducatelle, Richard; Van Immerseel, Filip; Deprez, Piet;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: volume 7,issue 7,pages2,586-2,597issn: 2072-6651, eissn: 2072-6651
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4516930, doi: 10.3390/toxins7072586
  • Subject: ENTEROTOXEMIA | Biology and Life Sciences | TETANUS ANTITOXIN | perfringolysin | GOATS | Medicine | veal | Article | R | enterotoxaemia | <i>Clostridium perfringens</i> | Clostridium perfringens | antibodies | alpha toxin | NATURALLY ACQUIRED ANTIBODIES | HEMORRHAGIC ENTERITIS

Enterotoxaemia is a disease with a high associated mortality rate, affecting beef and veal calves worldwide, caused by C. perfringens alpha toxin and perfringolysin. A longitudinal study was conducted to determine the dynamics of antibodies against these toxins in 528 ... View more
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