Urinary neopterin quantification indicates altered cell-mediated immunity in healthy subjects under psychological stress.

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In an effort to quantify changes in cell-mediated immunity (CMI) in healthy subjects under stress, we measured levels of neopterin, a well-validated marker of CMI activation, in the urine of medical students undergoing academic examinations. Neopterin/creatinine ratios measured on the first day of examinations (mean 46 mumol/mol) were significantly lower… (More)

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@article{Dunbar1993UrinaryNQ, title={Urinary neopterin quantification indicates altered cell-mediated immunity in healthy subjects under psychological stress.}, author={Paul Dunbar and Jenessa Hill and T. James Neale}, journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry}, year={1993}, volume={27 3}, pages={495-501} }