[Delayed local reaction (DLR) after BCG vaccination in mice. II.--Correlations with the immune response (author's transl)].

The occurrence and intensity of the DLR were correlated with different parameters of the specific and non-specific immune response induced by the inoculation of viable BCG into the footpad. A good parallel exists between the occurrence of the DRL and effector mechanisms which tend to limit the growth of BCG in the draining node, and also with the appearance… CONTINUE READING