Treatment of experimental ovine cryptosporidiosis with ovine or bovine hyperimmune colostrum.

@article{Naciri1994TreatmentOE,
  title={Treatment of experimental ovine cryptosporidiosis with ovine or bovine hyperimmune colostrum.},
  author={Muriel Naciri and Roselyne Mancassola and Jacques Rep{\'e}rant and O Canivez and B Quinque and P. Yvor{\'e}},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1994},
  volume={53 3-4},
  pages={
          173-90
        }
}
Ovine or bovine colostrums with different antibody titers were tested for their ability to prevent cryptosporidiosis in five groups of neonatal lambs experimentally infected with 10(6) Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts 2 days after birth (Day 0). In a control group (Group 1), six lambs were deprived of ewe colostrum and exclusively fed with milk replacer. Two groups of six lambs were allowed to suckle their non-hyperimmunized (Group 2) or hyperimmunized (Group 3) dams throughout the experiment… CONTINUE READING
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