Mechanisms of recovery from Herpesvirus infections -a review.

  title={Mechanisms of recovery from Herpesvirus infections -a review.},
  author={Barry T Rouse and Lorne A. Babiuk},
  journal={Canadian journal of comparative medicine : Revue canadienne de medecine comparee},
  volume={42 4},
A variety of specific immunological mechanisms have been shown to be effective at neutralizing herpesviruses or destroying herpesvirus infected cells. These include both humoral and cell mediated immune responses or combinations thereof. Thus, it is genarlly accepted that humoral immunity is probably responsible for preventing reinfection whereas cellular immunity, mediated by T lymphocytes or by the interaction of antibody and Fc receptor bearing cells, is more important in recovery from… CONTINUE READING


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