Role of suppressor T cells in herpes simplex virus-induced immune deviation

J. A. Whittum, Jerry Y Niederkorn, James P McCulley, J. W. Streilein

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Herpes simplex virus type 1 inoculated into the anterior chamber of the mouse eye induces suppression of anti-herpes simplex virus T-cell mediated delayed hypersensitivity. This suppression is virus-specific, and mediated by splenic T lymphocytes, and it can be adoptively transferred to naive recipients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-558
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of virology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Insect Science
  • Virology

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