Immunological consequences of intestinal helminth infections. Humoral responses to ovalbumin.

Abstract

Humoral responses to ovalbumin (OA) administered i.p. with Al(OH)3 were depressed in C57BL mice immunized 5-13 days after infection with N. dubius, but not N. brasiliensis or T. muris. These two parasites induced elevated IgM responses, possibly as a result of systemic contact with parasite larvae or debris since i.v. administered N. dubius also increased… (More)

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