Validating Calprotectin as a gastrointestinal inflammation marker in cattle

Project Details

Status: Completed
Investment: $60,000
Commodity: Beef Cattle
Organization: University of Alberta
Investigator: Masahito Oba

We do not advise using fecal calprotectin as a measure of gastrointestinal inflammation in dairy cattle based on the available data. To find an appropriate marker for gastrointestinal inflammation in dairy cattle, more investigation is required.

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