Persistence of IgA in neonatal saliva following breast feeding.

@article{Aldred1986PersistenceOI,
  title={Persistence of IgA in neonatal saliva following breast feeding.},
  author={Michael J. Aldred and Aubrey Vaughan and S J Yuill and William G Wade and Donald Murray Walker},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={1986},
  volume={14 3-4},
  pages={273-6}
}
Breast milk antibodies have been shown to persist in the mouths of neonates for some hours following feeding. The decrease in concentration following a feed probably reflects the flushing action of salivary flow combined with swallowing. 

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