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Synergistic effects of concurrent challenge with bovine respiratory syncytial virus and 3-methylindole in calves.

Authors
  • Bingham, H R
  • Morley, P S
  • Wittum, T E
  • Bray, T M
  • West, K H
  • Slemons, R D
  • Ellis, J A
  • Haines, D M
  • Levy, M A
  • Sarver, C F
  • Saville, W J
  • Cortese, V S
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Veterinary Research
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association
Publication Date
May 01, 1999
Volume
60
Issue
5
Pages
563–570
Identifiers
PMID: 10328425
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Feedlot cattle are commonly infected with BRSV, and 3MI is produced by microflora in the rumen of all cattle. Our results suggest that there is a synergy between BRSV and 3MI. Thus, controlling combined exposure may be important in preventing respiratory disease in feedlot cattle.

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