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Effects of active egg white product/ Clostridium butyricum Miyairi 588 additive on peripheral leukocyte populations in periparturient dairy cows.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18388438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The leukocyte populations of periparturient dairy cows were analyzed after administration of active egg white/Clostridium butyricum Miyairi additive. Sixty-eight Holstein milking cows were divided into 3 groups. Group A was administered active egg white product (AEWP)/Clostridium butyricum Miyairi 588 (Miyairi 588) additive (n=23). Group B was administered Miyairi 588 only (n=23), and Group C was the control group (n=22). The challenged groups were administered 100 g of AEWP + Miyairi 588, or Miyairi 588 alone, daily for 60 days from 1 month before until 1 month after paturition. Blood samples were collected from all groups three times (1 month before, 1 week after and 1 month after parturition) for analysis of the peripheral leukocyte population. The results showed significantly higher numbers of CD4+ cells in Group A compared with Group C 1 week after paturition. AEWP/Miyairi 588 additive may enhance the number of CD4+ T cells in periparturient dairy cows.
Masayuki Kohiruimaki; Hiromichi Ohtsuka; Erika Tanami; Madoka Kitagawa; Machiko Masui; Takaaki Ando; Seiichi Kawamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-04     Completed Date:  2008-06-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Kohiruimaki Animal Medical Service, Tohoku, Aomori, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Adjuvants, Immunologic / administration & dosage*
Administration, Oral
CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes / immunology*
Cattle Diseases / immunology,  prevention & control*
Clostridium butyricum / immunology*
Egg White*
Flow Cytometry
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adjuvants, Immunologic

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