Development of specific cellular immunoreactivity in typhoid fever.

  title={Development of specific cellular immunoreactivity in typhoid fever.},
  author={Georgette Nyerges and Andras Ferencz and O Funk},
  journal={Acta microbiologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae},
  volume={26 4},
Development of cellular immunoreactivity to Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi-A was studied by the leukocyte migration inhibition test in 9 patients with typhoid fever and in 2 patients with paratyphoid fever. Cellular reactivity could be demonstrated from the first days of the disease in all the subjects. The most pronounced migration inhibition was observed during the febrile period. It is suggested that specific cellular reactivity may play a pathogenetic role in typhoid fever.