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Study finds leukotoxins are main BRD concern

Dec 20, 2007
November 26, 2007 A new study conducted under feedlot conditions demonstrates that, despite improvements made in the quality of commercial vaccines against the bacterium Mannheimia haemolytica, those that don’t include a component to specifically stimulate protection against leukotoxin risk failure. Leukotoxin is a natural byproduct produced by infection with M. haemolytica. Believed to be only one of the pathogenic factors M. haemolytica produces&...

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