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The mother's immune system is a balanced threat to the foetus, turning to protection of the neonate.
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PMID:  19046342     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: The mother's immune system tolerates her foetus via several mechanisms. Failure to do so may cause foetal growth retardation, or spontaneous abortion. The mother and the neonate cooperate in preventing infections in the offspring.
Lars A Hanson; Sven Arne Silfverdal
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-11-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  98     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-15     Completed Date:  2009-05-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Immunology, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Fetus / immunology*
Immunity, Maternally-Acquired / immunology*
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy / immunology*

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