Cultures of phytohemagglutinin stimulated, unstimulated, and frozen and thawed mononuclear (as controls) cells from normal human donors were infected with different viruses. A variable pattern of virus infectivity was noted, and influenza and Coxsackie virus were rapidly inactivated even by stimulated lymphocytes. Direct inactivation by lymphocytes may be one form of host defense in infection by some viruses.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Infection and Immunity|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1974|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases