Common variable immunodeficiency in a horse.

  title={Common variable immunodeficiency in a horse.},
  author={Maria Julia B F Flaminio and V Lacombe and Catherine W Kohn and Douglas F Antczak},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={221 9},
  pages={1296-302, 1267}
A 12-year-old Quarter Horse mare that was nonresponsive to medical treatment was evaluated for chronic respiratory disease and hepatobiliary disease. Serum immunoglobulin concentrations were measured by use of radial immunodiffusion that revealed trace to nondetectable concentrations of IgG, IgG(T), IgM, and IgA. Use of serum protein electrophoresis confirmed agammaglobulinemia by the absence of the expected peak in the gamma region. In addition, vaccination with tetanus toxoid did not result… CONTINUE READING


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