Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 23rd, 2006
Investigators writing in the Journal of Virology report, "The mechanism by which respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) suppresses T-cell proliferation to itself and other antigens is poorly understood. We used monocyte-derived dendritic cells (MDDC) and CD4 T cells and measured [3H]thymidine incorporation to determine the factors responsible for RSV-induced T-cell suppression."
"These two cell types were sufficient for RSV-induced suppression of T-cell proliferation in response to cytomegalovirus or Staphylococcus...
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