Coxiella burnetii seropositivity is highly stable throughout gestation in lactating high-producing dairy cows.

@article{GarcaIspierto2011CoxiellaBS,
  title={Coxiella burnetii seropositivity is highly stable throughout gestation in lactating high-producing dairy cows.},
  author={Irina Garc{\'i}a-Ispierto and S Almer{\'i}a and Fernando L{\'o}pez-Gatius},
  journal={Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={1067-72}
}
The aims of this study were to analyse, in high-producing dairy cows, plasma Coxiella burnetii antibody titres and seroconversion throughout gestation, along with possible factors affecting such titres. The study was performed on 65 lactating pregnant non-aborting animals in a commercial Holstein-Friesian dairy herd in northeastern Spain. Blood samples for antibody determinations were collected on days 40, 90, 120, 150, 180 and 210 of gestation. By General Linear Model (GLM) repeated measures… CONTINUE READING