Synovial response of Papio cynocephalus to exogenous antigen: histological and immunoperoxidase observations.


Acute experimental synovitis was produced by intra-articular challenge of 3 baboons (Papio cynocephalus) sensitised with ovalbumin. Haemagglutination tests revealed high titres of circulating antiovalbumin antibody. Measurements were made of articular diameter, circumference, and temperature before the animals were killed on days 1, 5, and 20. The sterile… (More)