Effect of cyclophosphamide treatment on the course of Mycobacterium lepraemurium infection and development of delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions in C57B1 and BALB/c mice.

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Pre-treatment of Mycobacterium lepraemurium susceptible, BALB/c, and resistant, C57Bl, mice with cyclophosphamide markedly altered the development of delayed hypersensitivity during footpad infections with this organism. A tuberculin-type response demonstrated by untreated C57Bl mice was significantly intensified after week 3 in cyclophosphamide-pre-treated… (More)

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