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Research Project: Determining if Lymphoid Depletion, in the Periphery and Tissues is Associated with BVDV Vaccination

Location: Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research

Project Number: 5030-32000-117-35-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 1, 2017
End Date: Jul 1, 2019

Objective:
Determine if there is a change in lymphocytes and lymphoid tissues following vaccination.

Approach:
Following vaccination we will evaluate peripheral lymphocytes and thymic tissue. MLV vaccines with attenuated or recombinant viruses will be used for vaccination.