Objective: To evaluate the effect of plasma transfusion on phagocytosis and oxidative burst activity of peripheral blood neutrophils from healthy and septic equine neonates with suboptimal passive transfer of maternal immunity. Animals Nine healthy and seven septic foals with suboptimal passive transfer of maternal immunity (serum IgG < 8 g/L) presented to participating veterinary hospitals for plasma transfusion, and seven healthy foals less than 7 days of age and with circulating IgG concentrations ' 8 g/L.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Australian Veterinary Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|