Deficiency of intestinal immunity with graft-vs.-host disease in humans.

@article{Beschorner1981DeficiencyOI,
  title={Deficiency of intestinal immunity with graft-vs.-host disease in humans.},
  author={William E Beschorner and John H. Yardley and Peter J. Tutschka and George W. Santos},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1981},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
A possible deficiency of secretory immunity was investigated in 55 bone marrow recipients and nine control patients by evaluation of lamina propria plasma cells, Peyer's patch and mesenteric lymph node cellularity, and mucosal injury. All short-term survivors had marked depletion of Peyer's patch and mesenteric lymph node cellularity; long-term survivors… CONTINUE READING