This page is part of the Veterinary Reproductive Pathology site and is dedicated to diseases of the stallion.

Dr Rob Foster
OVC Pathobiology
University of Guelph

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General considerations

Antibacterial qualities of semen

Jakop et al 2023 reported on bacterial killing activity and lysozyme in stallion semen, and compared it to reported concentrations in bull and boar semen.



Jakop U, Hensel B, Czirják GÁ, Quirino M, Schröter F, Jung M, Schulze M. Bacterial killing activity and lysozymes: A stable defence mechanism in stallion seminal plasma? Reprod Domest Anim. 2023; 58: 73-80.