Immunology

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Generally speaking, there are a broad range of diseases and disease process in which immunology is a primary instigator of disease or the primary target for disease. Immune-related diseases in horses include:

  • Basic immunology
Host invasion by microorganisms
Lymphoreticular System - Anatomy & Physiology
The Innate Immune System
The Adaptive Immune System
Immunoglobulins
Complement
Cytokines
Materno-fetal immunity
  • Immunodeficiencies
- Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
  • Vaccines
Vaccine reactions
  • Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity
  • Allergic diseases:
Sweet itch
  • Autoimmune diseases:
- Neonatal isoerythrolysis
- Purpura hemorrhagica
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Pemphigus
- Immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia