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January 16, 1937

Tissue Immunity

JAMA. 1937;108(3):231. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780030069030

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Abstract

Many physicians specifically interested in immunity are familiar with the current contributions of the author in the medical literature. This group will welcome the opportunity to read a unified presentation of the subject in monographic form. Other physicians not acquainted with work of the author will find a unique presentation of the subject of immunity. In its pages he may find the explanation of many clinical phenomena following the giving of vaccines, serums, extracts and drugs not adequately explained by conventional views on humoral and cellular immunity. The author does not seek to revise our conception of immunity but rather to enlarge our understanding of the laws governing reaction of the body cells to protein and microbial antigens. Immunity is clearly presented as a physiologic function of all cells, and the relation between immunity under natural conditions and injections is precisely indicated. The material is well organized and is presented

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