Evidence for the presence of M. leprae reactive T lymphocytes in patients with lepromatous leprosy.

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Evidence for the presence of Mycobacterium leprae reactive T cells in many lepromatous leprosy (LL) patients was obtained using in vitro antigen-induced lymphoproliferative responses. (1) Co-cultures of T enriched cells from LL patients when combined with 2 h adherent cells (AC) from HLA-D compatible tuberculoid leprosy individuals showed significant levels… (More)

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@article{Nath1984EvidenceFT, title={Evidence for the presence of M. leprae reactive T lymphocytes in patients with lepromatous leprosy.}, author={Indira Nath and Mundayoor Sathish and T P Jayaraman and Lalit K. Bhutani and Atul Sharma}, journal={Clinical and experimental immunology}, year={1984}, volume={58 3}, pages={522-30} }