Evaluation of intravenous administration of concentrated immunoglobulin G to colostrum-deprived foals.

@article{Liu1991EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of intravenous administration of concentrated immunoglobulin G to colostrum-deprived foals.},
  author={Irwin K M Liu and Clive Brown and Robert C. Myers and Yulin Hao},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1991},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={709-12}
}
Ten foals of various breeds were deprived of colostrum from birth to 36 hours of age, then were allotted to 2 groups. Foals of group 1 (n = 6) were given 20 g (200 ml) of purified equine IgG IV in a 10% solution, and foals of group 2 (n = 4) were given 30 g (300 ml) of the same preparation. Total administration time for each 10 g of IgG in 100 ml was approximately 10 minutes. Serum IgG concentration in foals was assessed prior to, between 24 and 48 hours, and at 7 and 14 days after IgG… CONTINUE READING

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