Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 675–676

Immunological and morphological consequences of vasectomy in the rabbit

  • A. G. Tumboh-Oeri
  • T. K. Roberts
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF01960393

Cite this article as:
Tumboh-Oeri, A.G. & Roberts, T.K. Experientia (1979) 35: 675. doi:10.1007/BF01960393

Summary

Cell-mediated immunity to spermatozoa was detected in vitro 6–18 months after vasectomy in the rabbit. The autoimmunity was accompanied by aspermatogenic orchitis in the testes and epididymides.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Tumboh-Oeri
    • 1
  • T. K. Roberts
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of NewcastleAustralia