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This book presents a thorough exposition of the author's ideas on the rôle the tissues in general play in resistance to infection. There is no attempt to substitute one theory of immunity for another, but merely to extend and enlarge the concept of the immunological responses to bacteria and other antigens. These responses are considered a physiological function of all cells and are believed to have their evolutionary origin in parasitism. Tissue immunity is not only philosophically discussed but many experiments are described in substantiation of the author's views. These demonstrate the reaction to an antigen of various tissues in
Tissue Immunity.. Ann Intern Med. 1937;10:1600. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-10-1600_1
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