Treatment of inflammatory airway disease in young standardbreds with interferon alpha.

@article{Moore2004TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of inflammatory airway disease in young standardbreds with interferon alpha.},
  author={Ian T Moore and Barbara Horney and Kendra Day and Jeanne Lofstedt and Alastair E Cribb},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={594-601}
}
The effect of oral treatment with natural or recombinant human interferon alpha (HIA) on inflammatory airway disease in young standardbreds was assessed in a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. A total of 34 horses with nasal discharge, excess mucus in the trachea, and a persistent cough of at least 2 weeks' duration that interfered with training completed the trial. Horses were rested for 1 week and received oral treatment with either a saline placebo, recombinant human interferon alpha… CONTINUE READING