Haemolytic complement activity and humoral immune responses to sheep red blood cells in indigenous chickens and in eight German Dahlem Red chicken lines with different combinations of major genes (dwarf, naked neck and frizzled) of tropical interest

R Baelmans, HK Parmentier, MGB Nieuwland, P Dorny, F Demey, D Berkvens

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Original languageEnglish
JournalTropical Animal Health and Production
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)173-186
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Poultry
  • Chickens
  • Indigenous
  • Ecotypes
  • German Dahlem Red
  • Disease resistance
  • Innate immunity
  • Complement
  • Sheep red blood cells
  • Immune response
  • Comparative study
  • Bolivia
  • America-Latin
  • Tanzania
  • Africa-East
  • India
  • Asia-South

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