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May 1928

SYSTEMIC AND FOCAL IMMUNIZATION THROUGH IRRADIATION.

Am J Dis Child. 1928;35(5):950. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1928.01920230200026

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Abstract

In this monograph, a hypothesis is developed by the author explaining the action of ultraviolet light in developing immunity. A section of skin or mucous membrane after irradiation with ultraviolet light becomes an antigen trap or filter. The formation of antibodies in infective states is explained by the absorption of germ antigen by irradiated skin.

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