Selective immunosuppressive effects of measles virus infection.

Abstract

The antibody response to diphtheria toxoid by cultured tonsil cells was suppressed by measles virus, which productively infected a small percentage of both T and B lymphocytes. However, infection of cultures spontaneously secreting antibody and immunoglobulin (with Herpes simplex virus) or measles virus did not result in immunosuppression. Immunosuppression… (More)

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@article{Pelton1982SelectiveIE, title={Selective immunosuppressive effects of measles virus infection.}, author={Blake Pelton and Walter Hylton and A Michael Denman}, journal={Clinical and experimental immunology}, year={1982}, volume={47 1}, pages={19-26} }