The importance of colostral immunoglobulins and their absorption from the intestine of the newborn animals.

@article{Kruse1983TheIO,
  title={The importance of colostral immunoglobulins and their absorption from the intestine of the newborn animals.},
  author={P E Kruse},
  journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research},
  year={1983},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={349-53}
}
  • P E Kruse
  • Published 1983 in
    Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of…
It is well established that there normally is no transmission of maternal immunoglobulins across the placenta of the pig and calf. The passive transfer of colostral immunoglobulins from mother to neonate is for pig and calf the most important way of giving immediate immunological protection. The proteolytic activity in the digestive tract is low, and is further minimized by the presence of trypsin inhibitor in colostrum. The small intestine is lined with highly vacuolated, immature mucosal… CONTINUE READING