Immunologic injury in measles virus infection. III. Presence and characterization of human cytotoxic lymphocytes.

@article{Perrin1977ImmunologicII,
  title={Immunologic injury in measles virus infection. III. Presence and characterization of human cytotoxic lymphocytes.},
  author={L. H. Perrin and Antoinette Tishon and Michael B A Oldstone},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  year={1977},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={282-90}
}
Human peripheral blood leukocytes (PBL) from patients with chronic measles virus infection (SSPE) or from immune, adult humans (convalescent from acute childhood measles virus infection) are cytotoxic for target cells infected with measles virus as measured by a 51Cr assay. Specific release of 51Cr by immune PBL occurred both with and without human… CONTINUE READING