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The products of the classical human major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes (HLA-A, -B, -C) are highly polymorphic molecules that bind peptides and present them to T lymphocytes. The non-polymorphic, non-classical MHC class I gene products (HLA-E, -F, -G) are not restricting elements for the majority of T lymphocytes. The evolutionary(More)
To document the diagnostic features of foreign-body pneumonias, four commonly used orally administered medicaments were instilled into the lungs of Sprague-Dawley rats. Rats in each group received a single 0.4 ml dose of either barium sulfate suspension (BaSO4), mineral oil, Pepto-bismol, or Kaopectate inoculated into a lung via a mainstem bronchus. The(More)
A workshop on Emerging Respiratory Viral Infections and Spontaneous Diseases in nonhuman primates was sponsored by the concurrent Annual Meetings of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology, held December 1-5, 2012, in Seattle, Washington. The session had platform presentations from Drs Karen(More)
The syndrome of canine juvenile cellulitis was observed and characterized throughout its clinical course when it occurred spontaneously in a litter of dogs. Histologically, pyogranulomatous inflammation was seen in facial skin and mandibular and superficial cervical lymph nodes of affected dogs. The predominant inflammatory cell characterized by light and(More)