Immunocompetent cells and delayed hypersensitivity reaction in sarcoidosis

  title={Immunocompetent cells and delayed hypersensitivity reaction in sarcoidosis},
  author={Andr{\'e} Arnoux and Gis{\`e}le Stanislas-Leguern and Jean Marsac and Jacques Chretien},
The blood monocyte and lymphocyte populations were studied in 18 patients with acute sarcoidosis and 10 normal subjects. The patients with sarcoidosis were divided in two groups according to their tuberculin sensitivity. Anergic patients (61%) showed fewer lymphocytes, particularly T lymphocytes, relatively more monocytes and an impaired response to PHA… CONTINUE READING