Friday, September 22, 2017

(VT) Hypocholesterolemia was confirmed with cholesterol analysis of a serum sample from a 3 month old, unthrifty Holstein calf with chronic diarrhea. This condition is a recently recognized congenital genetic disorder of Holsteins. In this case, the dam to this calf was a known carrier (heterozygote) but the bull was not thought to be a carrier.