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The effect of transfer factor on cystic acne.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  76396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A chromatographically purified component of human dialysable transfer factor, previously described as causing a non-specific stimulation of cell-mediated immunity, was used as a therapeutic agent in three cases of stage IV cystic acne. The treatment caused a marked strengthening of skin test responses and had a promising effect on skin eruption in each case.
P Gröhn; K Kuokkanen; K Krohn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta dermato-venereologica     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0001-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Derm. Venereol.     Publication Date:  1978  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-08     Completed Date:  1978-05-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370310     Medline TA:  Acta Derm Venereol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acne Vulgaris / immunology,  therapy*
Chromatography, Gel
Skin Tests
Transfer Factor / isolation & purification,  therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Transfer Factor

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