Evaluation of foals for immune deficiency disorders.

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Currently recognized equine immune deficiency disorders include failure of passive colostral immunoglobulin transfer, combined immunodeficiency, selective IgM deficiency, transient hypogammaglobulinemia, and agammaglobulinemia. Additional equine immune deficiency disorders probably exist. Immune deficiency should be suspected in any horse experiencing persistent or recurrent infections that are not responsive to conventional therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)515-528
Number of pages14
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine


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