Enhancing Effect of Antilymphocytic Globulin on Human Leprosy Infection in Thymectomized Mice

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ADMINISTRATION of heterologous antilymphocytic serum (ALS) to mice enhances their susceptibility to experimental infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Myco. lepraemurium (rat “leprosy” bacillus)1. Here, I examine the ability of ALS to enhance the much more chronic Myco. leprae (human leprosy bacillus) infection in thymectomized mice.

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GAUGAS, J. Enhancing Effect of Antilymphocytic Globulin on Human Leprosy Infection in Thymectomized Mice. Nature 220, 1246–1248 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1038/2201246a0

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