The effect of thymectomy on immunological tolerance to human serum albumin in chickens.

The effect of thymectomy performed on the day of hatching has been studied in chickens rendered tolerant by 100 mg of HSA injected also on the day of hatching. After challenge at the age of 6 and 9 weeks, no significant difference was observed between the group of tolerant chickens, in which the thymectomy was complete or incomplete, and the non-operated… CONTINUE READING