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Species with long gestation period, still require ___ after birth
Which animals have zero prenatal IgG transfer?
In which animals does the IgG predominate in both the colostrum and milk?
Colostrum is rich in..
- IgG and IgA
- (IgG predominant in most animals)
In which animals does IgA predominate in the milk?
- (IgG still predominates in Colostrum)
Maternal IgG binds to ___ of newborn
Why does the GI tract close?
new layer of enterocytes form
Septicemia is avoided by intake of____, while enteric Dz's are avoided by intake of ____
Ways to evaulate for FPT
- Salt Precipitation/Turbidity Tests
- Total Serum Protein
- Radial Immunodiffusion
- (last two most common)
Tx of FTP...
15 hrs- 3 weeks:
- <15 hrs: Colostrum PO
- 15 hrs- 3 weeks: Plasma IV or IP
- 3 weeks: Monitor, +/_ ABX
In Dogs and Cats, the earliest age in which a Vx response is possible, is at...
General Rule for Vx of Calves:
- ~4 months
- Booster at 6 months or after weaning
Most of the Ab in colostrum is from...
Most of the Ab in milk is from...