[Fetomaternal immune reaction in normal and pathologic pregnancies].

  title={[Fetomaternal immune reaction in normal and pathologic pregnancies].},
  author={R Hartge and H. K. Weitzel},
  journal={Fortschritte der Medizin},
  volume={96 30},
Pregnancy-specific diseases such as pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and intrauterine growth retardation do certainly influence the feto-maternal immunological links; this effect may be primary or secondary. In vitro methods to measure quantitatively the maternal cellular immune response and its sensitivity to humeral serum factors are discussed. Trophoblast cells grown in macro- and microcultures under standardized conditions were exposed to the cytotoxic effect of a suspension of maternal lymphocytes… CONTINUE READING

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