Effects of tick infestation on the plaque-forming cell response to a thymic dependent antigen.

@article{Wikel1985EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of tick infestation on the plaque-forming cell response to a thymic dependent antigen.},
  author={Stephen K. Wikel},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1985},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={195-8}
}
Strain-2 guinea-pigs were given two five-day infestations with Dermacentor andersoni larvae. Each exposure consisted of 100 larvae, and the first and second infestations were separated by a seven-day tick-free period. Tick-exposed animals were given an intravenous injection with sheep red blood cells (SRBC) at selected times during and after infestation: (a) the last, fifth day, of a first exposure, (b) the second day of a second infestation, (c) the fifth day of a second infestation and (d… CONTINUE READING

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