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- Harris, Seth P., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Veterinary immunology and immunopathology 2011 v.141 no.3-4 pp. 312-316
- Actinobacillus equuli; Rhodococcus equi; bacteria; cell walls; cytotoxic T-lymphocytes; early development; foals; immune response; inoculum; lipids; pathogens; vaccination; vaccines
- ... Rhodococcus equi is an important respiratory pathogen of young foals for which a vaccine has long been sought. Two major impediments to effective vaccination are the functionally immature type I immune responses of neonatal foals and early exposure to the bacterium via the environment. Despite these obstacles, it appears that under specific circumstances foals can develop a protective immune respo ...
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