Theses - Veterinary Medicine
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Novel molecular markers of disease-association among strains of Streptococcus suis: a genomic approach (2019-01-26)This thesis focuses on the use of a genomic approach to identify novel molecular markers to differentiate Streptococcus suis (S. suis) isolates into two populations, i) disease-associated and ii) non-disease associated. ...
(2018-10-03)The innate immune system is the first line of defence against infection. It is comprised of physicochemical barriers and a variety of cell types including macrophages and dendritic cells. Pathogens express specific pathogen ...
Evaluation of the microenvironment and immune function in histiocytic sarcoma, a tumour of dendritic cells (2018-07-20)Canine histiocytic sarcoma (HS) is a highly aggressive tumour of histiocytic origin and it accounts for up to 50% of malignant tumours in flatcoated retrievers (FCR). Effective treatment has yet to be found, and prognosis ...