Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 24th, 2005
According to recent research from France, "A new scenario has been unraveled recently-the interaction between the human dendritic cell (DC) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Whether this encounter represents a defense mechanism by the invaded host or a smoke screen, masking the presence of an invader is still unknown."
"The intracellular behavior of M. tuberculosis inside DCs differs compared to macrophages (Mphis), with a failure of replication," wrote J.L. Herrmann and colleagues at the Hop St....
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