Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2021 Aug 15;238:110293. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
Aarhus University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Animal Science, Blichers Allé 20, P.O. Box 50, DK-8300, Tjele, Denmark; Christine Røntved, CMR On-Site RD, Graverhusvej 53, Langholt, 9310, Vodskov, Denmark. Electronic address:
Whole blood stimulation assay (WBA) with killed gram-positive and gram-negative udder pathogens were used to investigate the interference of the endotoxin-binding antibiotic polymyxin B (PMB) on the ex vivo TNF-α response. Blood samples were collected from first to third lactating dairy cows in their early lactation (<50 days in milk, n = 32) period. The WBA was stimulated with both inactivated bacteria (e. Read More