Immunity in foot-rot infection

Immunity in foot-rot infection
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Limited preliminary observations (Cooper, 1972) suggested that cell-mediated immunity (CMI) might be involved in the respoase of sheep to Fusiformis nodosus infection. To explore this possibility, lymphocytes from experimentally infected animals showing severe foot-rot. lesions were tested for their ability to undergo transformation in vitro in response to F. nodosus antigens.

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