Immunologic considerations of fetal survival in mice.

  title={Immunologic considerations of fetal survival in mice.},
  author={D W Butsch and William R. Meeker and James T. Grace},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={1 4},
Studies were done on the effects on pregnancy in DBA/2 mice of sensitization prior to pregnancy with certain tissue antigens. Tissues used were paternal testes, spleen and kidney, weanling offspring spleen and kidney, placenta, and embryo. With the exception of the mice receiving placental inoculations, the DBA/2 females did not demonstrate any altered rate of pregnancy, size of litter, or viability of offspring. Female mice receiving placental inoculations showed a slightly decreased rate of… CONTINUE READING