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Immunology

Fixing the odds against tuberculosis

A study that defines the interactions between three immunity-regulating molecules — type 1 interferon, interleukin-1 and prostaglandin E2 — will help to explain the variable outcomes of tuberculosis infections. See Letter p.99

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Figure 1: Factors influencing the outcome of tuberculosis infection.

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Behar, S., Sassetti, C. Fixing the odds against tuberculosis. Nature 511, 39–40 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13512

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