An association between successful vaccination against the bovine nodular worm, Oesophagostomum radiatum and induction of eosinophilia.

  • I. J. East
  • Published 1994 in Immunology and cell biology

Abstract

Immunization of 48 cattle with somatic antigen extracts of the nodular worm, Oesophagostomum radiatum, reduced faecal egg counts (FEC) by 51% and worm burden by 47%. The antibody titre of each animal was correlated to both worm burden (r = -0.40, P < 0.005) and FEC (r = -0.37, P < 0.01). The vaccinated cattle showed wide variation in their response to… (More)

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