Association between Immune Function and Development of Uterine Disease in Dairy Cows
A chart showing the calcium concentration (mg/dL) in serum of healthy cows (open diamonds) and cows that developed metritis (solid diamonds), from calving to 12 days after calving.
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Galvão, Klibs N. 2012. “Association Between Immune Function and Development of Uterine Disease in Dairy Cows: VM181/VM181, 1/2012”. EDIS 2012 (2). Gainesville, FL.


A sharp decrease in glucose and sodium during the transition to lactation makes dairy cows more susceptible to uterine disease. This 4-page fact sheet was written by Klibs N. Galvão and published by the UF Department of Veterinary Medicine-Large Animal Clinical Sciences, January 2012.

VM181/VM181: Association between Immune Function and Development of Uterine Disease in Dairy Cows (
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