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Immunologic Consequences Of Feeding Infants With Cow’s Milk

Mmunologic Consequences Of Feeding Infants With Cow’s Milk Various products and regimens have been proposed extensively over the world for feeding infants when the mother’s milk is not available. These products have been evaluated intensively for capacity to achieve optimal nutrition. So far the immunologic consequences of feeding the foreign proteins contained in the various products have received much less attention and no systematic investigations have been done for comparable immunologic evaluation. However sera obtained at intervals from normal infants fed cow milk from birth in different regimens were analyzed for antibodies to five major milk proteins isolate. RESULTS Surprisingly Antibody levels increased slowly during the first 4 months, reaching a peak about 6 months of age. In infants fed cow milk products from birth to 112 days of age and then given various cow milk products the following antibody responses were observed: The level of serum antibodies attained was […]

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