The Immunological Basis of the Treatment of Glomerulonephritis
It is generally admitted that human idiopathic glomerulonephritides are due to the pathogenetic effect of immune complexes. The formation of the immune complexes implies that an antigen has induced the formation of antibodies in adequate amount and with a certain (yet undefined) quality. The participation of cell-mediated immunity has also been recently suggested (2, 5).
KeywordsImmune Complex Complement Deficiency Murine Lupus Thymic Hormone Total Lymphoid Irradiation
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