Ontogeny of the Mucosal Immune Response in Children
The theory of mucosal immunology is now well advanced and supported by experimental data. It is clear that mucosal immune responses can be manipulated and that individuals who can be defined as having a deficit in mucosal immune competence appear to be prone to chronic conditions such as recurrent infection, atopy and clinical asthma.
KeywordsMucosal Immune Response Mucosal Permeability Mucosal Immunology Royal Newcastle Hospital Healthy Full Term Child
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