General & Systemic Pathology
1a. What congenital immunodeficiency is common most in these three breeds of dogs?
1b. What lymphocyte line is nonfunctional?
1c. Name some differences and similarities between equine SCID and canine SCID?
1a. Canine Severe Combined Immunodefiecieny (SCID)
1b. T lymphocytes
1c. SCID in Arabians, Jack Russell Terriers, and Cardigan Welsh Corgis is autosomal recessive, whereas it is an X-linked trait in Basset Hounds.
Arabians have defective B and T lymphocytes, whereas canines have defective T lymphocytes.
Both horses and dogs have hypoplastic gross lesions (thymus and lymph nodes)