Early innate and longer-term adaptive cutaneous immunoinflammatory responses during primary infestation with the sheep scab mite, Psoroptes ovis

A H M van den Broek, R W Else, J F Huntley, J Machell, M A Taylor, H R P Miller

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Abstract

Clinical observation has indicated that Psoroptes ovis mites provoke cutaneous inflammation within hours of experimental infestation, but the nature of this reaction has not been described. After infestation of naive sheep with ovigerous P. ovis mites, significant influxes of eosinophils (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-29
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Comparative Pathology
Volume131
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Cell Count
  • Host-Parasite Interactions
  • Immunity, Cellular
  • Mite Infestations
  • Parasitic Diseases, Animal
  • Psoroptidae
  • Sheep
  • Sheep Diseases
  • Skin

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