We present data from our studies in pigs which demonstrate the existence of breed and sex differences and of seasonal variation in the majority of cellular and humoral immunological parameters measured . There peatability was high concerning immunoglobulin levels inserum and T-cell dependent cellular parameters as well as the results of a phagocytosis assay . B-cell dependent parameters however , showed only poor repeatability .
Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XI. Genetics of reproduction, lactation, growth, adaptation, disease, and parasite resistance., , 637–642, 1986
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