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Survival-time of Skin Grafts in Rabbits compared with results obtained from an Investigation of Leucocyte Intradermal Tests


RECENT work has shown that leucocytes both of animals1–5 and of human beings6–8 possess histo-compatibility antigens which they share with other tissues. For this reason leucocyte tests both in vivo and in vitro have been used to determine the degree of compatibility between prospective donors and recipients of tissue grafts.

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BERG, P., DAUSSET, J. Survival-time of Skin Grafts in Rabbits compared with results obtained from an Investigation of Leucocyte Intradermal Tests. Nature 202, 1354–1355 (1964).

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