Hypersensitivity skin testing of lambs infested with the biting louse (Bovicola ovis).

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Abstract Cockle, a defect of lamb's pelts, has recently been shown to be associated with infestation of lambs with the louse Bovicoh ovis. The mechanisms by which infestation with the louse leads to cockle are not known, but immunological hypersensitivity has been suggested. The objectives of our work are to determine if lambs respond immunologically to… (More)

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@article{Pfeffer1994HypersensitivityST, title={Hypersensitivity skin testing of lambs infested with the biting louse (Bovicola ovis).}, author={Antje Pfeffer and Janusz Bany and Michael Phegan and P J Osborn}, journal={New Zealand veterinary journal}, year={1994}, volume={42 2}, pages={76} }