Allergen-specific CD8(+) T cells and atopic disease.

Considerable evidence suggests that IL-10 may have a role in the manifestation of atopic disease. We sought to test the hypothesis that at the single cell level, allergen-specific T cells have diminished IL-10 production capacity in severely affected atopics compared with asymptomatic atopics. We defined three A*0201-restricted Der p 1 CD8(+) T cell… CONTINUE READING