Uterine defense mechanisms in the mare.

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Uterine defense against infection in the mare has been actively investigated over the past decade. Mechanisms of defense, including the role of immunoglobulins, polymorphonuclear neutrophils, and the physical ability of mares to eliminate bacteria from the uterus, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-228
Number of pages8
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine


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