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Peripheral blood gamma delta T cells in human listeriosis.
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PMID:  8645966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A phenotypical analysis carried out by direct immunofluorescence and two-colour cytofluorometry showed that the number of lymphocytes bearing the gamma delta T-cell receptor heterodimer was increased in the blood of eight children with Listeria monocytogenes infection, mainly due to an expansion of cells identified by monoclonal antibodies which recognize V delta 2 gene products. These findings are further evidence that gamma delta T cells are in some way involved in the immune response directed against human intracellular pathogens.
A Bertotto; F Spinozzi; R Gerli; G Bassotti; N Forenza; C Vagliasindi; R Vaccaro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-19     Completed Date:  1996-07-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1434-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Perugia University Medical School, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Listeria monocytogenes / immunology*
Lymphocyte Count
Meningitis, Listeria / diagnosis,  immunology*
Receptors, Antigen, T-Cell, gamma-delta / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Receptors, Antigen, T-Cell, gamma-delta

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