Role of B Lymphocytes and Antibodies in the Regulation of Cell-Mediated Immune Reactions to BCG in Mice

  • Mario Campa
  • Paola Marelli
  • Gioia Benedettini
Part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis book series (IAPA)


The mechanisms underlying the depression of the specific cell-mediated immune (CMI) reactions during the course of active tuberculous infections are complex and far from being fully understood. As comprehensively discussed in other chapters, in spite of considerable research, a clear picture is still lacking.


Suppressor Cell Cell Transfer Purify Protein Derivative Contact Sensitivity Lepromatous Leprosy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campa
    • 1
  • Paola Marelli
    • 1
  • Gioia Benedettini
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MicrobiologyUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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