[Immunologic factors in human colostrum and milk].


BACKGROUND The mammary gland is at present conceived as an immunological secretory organ, capable of producing specific and non-specific factors transmitted into colostrum or milk. METHODS AND RESULTS Colostrum was collected from the 1st to 3rd day after delivery, milk on the 4th to 19th day after delivery. Colostrum from 42 and milk from 63 mothers was… (More)