Role of IL-1 and IL-8 in placentitis in aborted cows infected with Salmonellosis in Babylon province


Hundred and twenty aborted placentas were obtained from aborted cows cultured directly and other were fixed in formaline buffer to study the effect of IL-1 and IL-8 in pathogenesis of Salmonella associated with placentitis in aborted cows. Results showed that 12 placentas were obtained from all abortion cases and there is high expression of IL-1 and IL-8 in 12 aborted placenta infected with Salmonella as a compared with noninfected placentas.