Immune response of the intestinal mucosa to cholera toxoid.

Abstract

The intestinal immune response to cholera toxoid was studied in dogs and rats. Oral or intraperitoneal priming followed by duodenal boosting with toxoid reulted in antitoxin-containing plasma cells (ACC) in jejunal lamina propria of rats. Priming and boosting by the intraperitoneal route alone induced almost no jejunal response. Lamina propria ACC were… (More)

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