Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 11th, 2006
According to a study from the People's Republic of China, "The decrease in NK cell activity and the loss of gamma delta T cells in active pulmonary tuberculosis patients have been reported. In this study, we observed that the proliferating response of gamma delta T cells to the heat-treated Ags of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from different individuals was noted to be dependent on the content or function of NK cells in PBMC in a population study."
"We also found that NK cells were directly rapidly activated by the heat-treated Ags from M....
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