Lung immunogenicity, rejection, and obliterative bronchiolitis.

  title={Lung immunogenicity, rejection, and obliterative bronchiolitis.},
  author={Conor M. Burke and Allan R Glanville and James Theodore and Eugene D. Robin},
  volume={92 3},
Evidence suggests that obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) following human heart-lung transplantation is a form of allograft rejection related to augmented expression of class II major histocompatibility complex antigens (MHCII) on airway epithelium and mediated by activated T cells. Other forms of OB, including those related to viral infection and autoimmune disease, may reflect a similar mechanism. 


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