RESEARCH ARTICLES

INFLAMMATORY REACTION IN THE DUCK - NATURE AND KINETICS OF CELLULAR RESPONSE
K. V. Valsala and M. Krishnan Nair

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.1988. 19:129-142.

 

Copyright: © 1988 K. V. Valsala et.al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Abstract


A study of cellular dynamics of inflammatory reaction in the duck was made employing  turpentine, dextran sulphate, talc and Freund's complete adjuvant. Irrespective of the agents employed it was found that there was emigration of cells from the arterioles and venules after leucocyte adherence to the endothelium. The emigration of heterophils and monocytoid cells was concurrent eventhough there was quantitative difference in the number of emigrating cells due to different aetiological agents. Initially there was heterophilic predominance which was later followed by a predominance of macrophages and lymphocytes. The monocytoid mononuclears were the haematogenous elements which transformed to macrophages, epithelioid cells and giant cells. The histogenesis of lymphoid foci and epithelioid cells was investigated.