Lesions of experimental flea bite hypersensitivity in the dog.

@article{Gross1985LesionsOE,
  title={Lesions of experimental flea bite hypersensitivity in the dog.},
  author={T L Gross and Richard E. W. Halliwell},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={1985},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={78-81}
}
Hypersensitivity to fleas was induced in flea-naive dogs by controlled challenge exposure to virgin fleas. By week 10 of the investigation, immediate (15 minute) and delayed (24-48 hours) responses could be elicited in the skin by flea bites. Histologically, the immediate response consisted of edema and eosinophils which sometimes overlapped with a delayed… CONTINUE READING