Acute phase proteins in bovine milk in an experimental model of Staphylococcus aureus subclinical mastitis.

The objectives were to establish the origin of 2 acute phase proteins in milk during subclinical bovine mastitis and to characterize the relationship between those proteins in milk and blood. Haptoglobin (Hp) and mammary-associated serum amyloid A (M-SAA3) appear in milk during mastitis, whereas Hp and serum amyloid A increase in serum during mastitis. The… CONTINUE READING