Suppressor lymphocytes increase susceptibility to Marek’s


Scientists at the Pirbright Institute in the UK found that infection with Marek’s disease virus (MDV) increases the number of new immune cells, called suppressor lymphocytes, which suppress the chicken immune response.

The study also shows that higher numbers of suppressor lymphocytes increase t...

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