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Values of immunoglobulin g and of acute phase proteins in the blood serum of calves and buffaloes in milk secretions of buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) with and without microbial isolation

Grant number: 14/23752-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2015
Effective date (End): April 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine
Principal Investigator:Francisco Leydson Formiga Feitosa
Grantee:Jóice Moriza da Cruz Martins
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMVA). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araçatuba. Araçatuba , SP, Brazil


The work concerning measurement and identification of different immune components in colostrum and milk are carried out mostly in cattle for dairy breeds, there is no international or national literature, work on the species bubalina. Thus, this project aims to evaluate the colostrais secretions of buffaloes with and without microbial isolation, regarding concentrations of immunoglobulin G, and acute phase proteins. For this purpose, samples of colostrum of 20 female hartebeest, crossbred Murrah to be used. The same determinations will be made in the blood serum of their calves. Colostrum and blood samples will be taken soon after birth and over 48 hours. (AU)