Study on duration of maternal antibodies in calves against Bovine Herpes virus (BHV-1)



In order to estimate the mean of maternal antibody in calves against BHV-1 (Bovine Herpes virus type 1), this study was carried out in a population of calves from non-vaccinated dairy cattle at 2 livestock in Qazvin province. One hundred thirteen sera out of 512 were collected from 1-4 months unvaccinated calves. We used Blocking –Percentage of maternal antibodies against BHV-1, which obtained by Blocking ELISA assay in 1-4 months calves sera. The result of one way analysis of variance determined that there was a significant difference among blocking percentage of maternal antibodies against BHV-1 in 1-4 months (P