VM173/VM135 Sepsis, Failure of Passive Transfer, and Fluid Therapy in Calves

VM-173, a 5-page fact sheet by Amanda M. House, Max Irsik and Jan K. Shearer, describes septicemia and neonatal infection in calves, how to ensure adequate passive antibody transfer as a preventative health measure, and how to manage fluid therapy for dehydrated calves. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Veterinary Medicine, August 2008.