Immunological spectrum in tuberculous children

Seth, Vimlesh; Nath, Neera and Singh, Uma (1985) Immunological spectrum in tuberculous children. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 32 (1). pp. 29-39.

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Abstract

Tuberculosis is a classic example of disease that is controlled entirely by cell mediated immunity. The latter is essentially a local phenomenon carried out by microphages that are activated locally at the site of infection by lymphokines secreted by specific subset of T. lymphocytes. The polymorphonuclear cells only engulf the bacteria but are incapable of destroying them. The immune spectrum in respect of some tuberculous manifestations has been described and need for more immunological studies in children as in adults has been brought out.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Immunity, Polymorpohonuclear Cells, Immunological Studies, Child, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Macrophages, Tuberculin Test, Hypersensitivity, BCG, Immunogens, Miliary Tuberculosis, Meningeal Tuberculosis, Primary Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Subjects:Hemic and Immune Systems > Immune System
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Immunologic Factors > Antigens > Antigens, Bacterial > Tuberculin
Nervous System Diseases > Central Nervous System Diseases > Meningitis
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Central Nervous System Infections > Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Cells > Phagocytes
Cells > Connective Tissue Cells
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
Cells > Myeloid Cells
Cells > Blood Cells
Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity > Hypersensitivity, Delayed
Persons > Age Groups > Child
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity
Biological Phenomena, Cell Phenomena, and Immunity > Immunity
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2806
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:11 April 2008

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