Neutrophil and lymphocyte response to vitamins C and E supplementation in young calves

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dc.contributor.author Pruiett, S.D.
dc.contributor.author Morrill, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Blecha, Frank
dc.contributor.author Higgins, James J.
dc.contributor.author Anderson, N.V.
dc.contributor.author Reddy, P.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-07T15:49:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-07T15:49:56Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14668
dc.description The 1989 Annual KSU Dairy Day is known as Dairy Day, 1989 en_US
dc.description.abstract Calves were bottle-fed milk replacers at 10% of weekly adjusted body weight for 8 wk. Treatments were 1) no supplements (control), 2) .16 oz vitamin C, or 3) .16 oz vitamin C plus 125 IU/lb vitamin E. Lymphocytes and neutrophils isolated from day 14 and day 28 blood samples were assayed for neutrophil-mediated S. aureus phagocytosis and antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity, and for mitogen induced lymphocyte proliferation. Eye and nasal discharges of calves supplemented with vitamin C and vitamins C plus E were less than those of control calves for wk 1 to 8. Lymphocyte proliferation with the mitogens showed a trend for higher responses at wk 2 in vitamin C plus E supplemented calves. Neutrophils of calves supplemented with vitamin C showed decreased phagocytosis and lysis functions compared to those of control calves at wk 2 and 4. Neutrophil function of calves supplemented with vitamins C plus E was near or slightly higher than that of controls at wk 2 and 4, suggesting that the addition of vitamin E negated the adverse effects that vitamin C alone had on neutrophil functions. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1989 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 90-140-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 580 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Neutrophil en_US
dc.subject Lymphocyte en_US
dc.subject Vitamin C en_US
dc.subject Vitamin E en_US
dc.title Neutrophil and lymphocyte response to vitamins C and E supplementation in young calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1989 en_US
dc.citation.epage 45 en_US
dc.citation.spage 41 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1989, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1989
dc.contributor.authoreid blecha en_US


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