Theses - Veterinary Medicine
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(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 ...
(2018-07-21)The afflictions suffered by immunocompromised individuals have historically been attributed to overt infections caused by bacterial and fungal pathogens. For this reason, treatment methods have focused on resolving these ...