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 (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: volume 7, issue 7, pages 2,586-2,597 (issn: 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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