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Mycobacterium tuberculosis Growth Control by Lung Macrophages and CD8 Cells from Patient Contacts

By Claudia Carranza, Esmeralda Juárez, Martha Torres, Jerrold J. Ellner, Eduardo Sada and Stephan K. Schwander

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Rationale: Healthy household contacts (HHCs) of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis are exposed aerogenically to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), thus permitting the study of protective local immunity

Topics: H. Tuberculosis
Publisher: American Thoracic Society
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2662991
Provided by: PubMed Central
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