Investigating the contribution of IL-17A and IL-17F to the host response during Escherichia coli mastitis


Mastitis remains a major disease of cattle with a strong impact on the dairy industry. There is a growing interest in understanding how cell mediated immunity contributes to the defence of the mammary gland against invading mastitis causing bacteria. Cytokines belonging to the IL-17 family, and the cells that produce them, have been described as important… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13567-015-0201-4