Passive cutaneous anaphylaxis in the domestic fowl.

  title={Passive cutaneous anaphylaxis in the domestic fowl.},
  author={Naresh Chand and Harley C. Carlson and Peter J. Eyre},
  journal={International archives of allergy and applied immunology},
  volume={51 4},
Passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) has been demonstrated in young and adult domestic fowl using antisera obtained from actively sensitized chickens on the day of their maximal susceptibility to systemic anaphylaxis. Young chickens are more sensitive to histamine and PCA reaction than adults. The PCA reaction was inhibited by the H1-histamine receptor blocker, mepyramine. In the PCA reaction of 2 h sensitization period, the main exudating cells were heterophils, mononuclear cells (lymphocytes… CONTINUE READING