Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 6th, 2005
Study 1: Researchers review molecular and cellular immunity against mycobacteria and salmonellae in a recent issue of Lancet Infectious Diseases.
"The ability to develop adequate immunity to intracellular bacterial pathogens is unequally distributed among human beings. In the case of tuberculosis, for example, infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis results in disease in 5 to 10% of exposed individuals, whereas the remainder control infection effectively. Similar interindividual differences in disease susceptibility are characteristic features of...
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