Listeria infection has been shown to increase resistance of mice to pneumococcal challenge. This protection does not appear to be related to presence of circulating antibody. Enhancement of macrophage function is proposed as an explanation for the observed phenomenon.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine|
|State||Published - Nov 1970|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)