Mycobacterium bovis BCG mycobacteria--new application.

@article{KowalewiczKulbat2006MycobacteriumBB,
  title={Mycobacterium bovis BCG mycobacteria--new application.},
  author={Magdalena Kowalewicz-Kulbat and J{\"o}el Pestel and Franck Biet and Camille Locht and A. B. Tonnel and Magdalena Druszczynska and Wiesława Rudnicka},
  journal={Polish journal of microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={13-7}
}
The polarized response of T helper-2 (Th2) lymphocytes to an allergen is considered to be the main cause of the pathogenesis of asthma. In this study, we asked a question whether M. bovis BCG mycobacteria which are known for the preferential stimulation of T helper-1 (Th1) immunity, diminish the effector functions of Th2 cells from allergic patients upon… CONTINUE READING