Inhibition of bovine bone marrow granulocyte/macrophage colony formation in vitro by serum collected from cattle infected with Trypanosoma vivax or Trypanosoma congolense
Kaaya Godwin P.
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Serum collected from cattle infected with Trypanosoma vivax or Trypanosoma congolense inhibited bovine granulocyte/macrophage colony formation in methyl cellulose cultures. Maximum inhibition was caused by serum collected two and three weeks post infection. The degree of inhibition appeared to be related to the degree of parasitemia. Inhibition of erythroid colony formation by serum collected from these animals was not observed.
CitationTropenmed Parasitol. 1979 Jun;30(2):230-5.
University of Nairobi.School of Biological Sciences