Failure to demonstrate suppressor T cell activity in the lamina propria of Hymenolepis diminuta-infected rats.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine whether there was an increase of suppressor T cells, relative to helper T cells, in the intestinal lamina propria of Hymenolepis diminuta-infected rats, a condition which might allow the parasite to survive for the life-span of the host. Lamina propria cells were isolated by enzymatic procedure. All lymphocytes were… (More)

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