Bovine Research

Reducing the incidence of postpartum bovine metritis by administration of mycobacterium cell wall fraction immunostimulant in a high-producing Holstein dairy herdP. L. Medrano Rueda and J. M. Palomino. (Reproduction, Fertility and Development,, January 2024)

The innate immune stimulant Amplimune® is safe to administer to young feedlot cattle.  A.L. Alexander, E. Doyle, A.B. Ingham, I. Colditz, G. McRae, S. Alkemade, M.P. Cervantes and B.C. Hine. (Australian Veterinary Journal,, 27 February 2022)

Effect of peripartal administration of mycobacterium cell wall fraction on health and fertility of Holstein cows under organic-certified management. Gilberto Solano-Suárez, Luciano S. Caixeta, Alexandar Masic, Diego Manríquez, Luciano Hatamoto-Zervoudakis, Sushil Paudyal, Ana Velasquez-Munoz,Juan Velez, Pablo J. Pinedo. (Journal of Animal Science, Volume 99, Issue 9, September 2021, skab191)

Effect of mycobacterium cell wall fraction immunostimulant on conception rates in heifer recipientsJ. M. Palomino , M. P. Cervantes and F.-X. Grand. (Reproduction, Fertility and Development 33(2) 145-145, Published: 8 January 2021)

Effects of the Administration of a Non-Specific Immune Stimulant around Transportation on Health and Performance of Jersey and Jersey-Cross Heifer Calves during the Rearing Period: Randomized Clinical TrialBobwealth O. Omontese,  Luciano S. Caixeta,  Vinicius Machado,  Aaron Rendahl, Maria Luiza K. Celestino,  Paulo Roberto Menta Junior, Daniela Paiva,  Angel Garcia-Muñoz, and  Aleksandar Masic. (Frontiers in Veterinary Science, doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.550202)

Effects of a bovine non-specific immune stimulant on health of Jersey and Jersey-cross heifer calves in the first month of lifeBobwealth Omontese, Marie Luiza Celestino, Daniela Paiva, Angel Garcia-Muñoz, Aleksandar Masic, Vinicius Machado, Luciano Caixeta. (2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June, 2019, Cincinnati, OH).

Effect of a Non-Specific Immune Stimulant (Amplimune™) on the Health and Production of Light Feedlot Calves. Bruce Nosky, Jerry Biwer, Stanley Alkemade, Bojana Prunic, Aleksandar Milovanovic, Milan Maletic and Aleksandar Masic. (Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research, Volume 6, Issue 3 - 2017)

Mycobacterium Cell Wall Fraction immunostimulant (Amplimune™) efficacy in the reduction of the severity of ETEC induced diarrhea in neonatal calvesRomanowski Radoslaw, Culbert Rick, Alkemade Stan, Medellin-Pena Maira J., Bugarski Dejan, Milovanovic Aleksandar, Nesic Sladjan, Masic Aleksandar. (Acta Veterinaria-Beograd 2017, 67 (2), 222-237)

Immunomodulator, mycobacterium cell wall fraction, an aid in control of persistent Mycoplasma bovis infection in dairy cows. Mašic Aleksandar, Prunic Bojana, Bugarski Dejan, Petrovic Tamas, Barna Tomislav, Apic Jelena, Milovanovic Aleksandar. (Veterinarski glasnik 2017, 71 (1), 58-68)

Mycobacterium Cell Wall Fraction immunostimulant (Amplimune™) reduces incidence and severity of clinical signs and antibiotic use in large veal operation. Beaulac F., Dubuc A., Alkemade S., Medellin-Peña M., Masic A.  (NovaVive - August, 2016)

Effect of Prophylactic Administration of a NonSpecific Immunotherapeutic on the Performance of Hutch-Reared CalvesBruce J. Nosky and Thomas J. Worthington. (American Association of Bovine Practitioners 33rd Annual Conference, September 21-23, 2000, Rapid City, SD)

Evaluation of the ability of Myobacterium Cell Wall Fraction (MCW) immunostimulant to alter blood leukocyte populations in newborn calves. Griebel, P. (NovaVive - December, 1999)