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Developing a Rhodococcus equi Vaccine for Foals

The goal of this study is to develop a new oral, inactivated vaccine to protect foals against pneumonia caused by Rhodococcus equi. The study is innovative in that it will entail a new, proprietary application of an established technology to produce the inactivated vaccine. The study will also further understanding of immune responses of newborn foals.

Dr. Noah D. Cohen, Texas A&M University