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There is a need for genetic markers or biomarkers that can predict resistance towards a wide range of infectious diseases, especially within a health environment typical of commercial farms. Such markers also need to be heritable under these conditions and ideally correlate with commercial performance traits. In this study, we estimated the heritabilities(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetic foot infections cause substantial morbidity and mortality. Neutrophil superoxide generation, a crucial part of neutrophil bactericidal activity, is impaired in diabetes. Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) increases the release of neutrophils from the bone marrow and improves neutrophil function. We assessed G-CSF as adjuvant(More)
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