Delayed-type hypersensitivity in premature neonatal humans

Jonathan W. Uhr, Joseph Dancis, Charlotte Grantz Neumann

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IT has been shown1 that guinea pig embryos could be induced to develop the delayed-type of hypersensitivity1. The possibility that the premature new-born human could be similarly sensitized was therefore investigated. Successful sensitization of new-born humans to poison ivy has been reported2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1130-1131
Number of pages2
Issue number4743
StatePublished - Dec 1 1960

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    Uhr, J. W., Dancis, J., & Neumann, C. G. (1960). Delayed-type hypersensitivity in premature neonatal humans. Nature, 187(4743), 1130-1131.