PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
The capacity of the animal body to react to the presence of microorganisms or other foreign organic material as a protective measure has been well known for over half a century. Much has been learned regarding the mechanisms by which this is accomplished and the circulating antibodies which participate in providing this immunity. Under natural conditions these reactions are nearly always beneficial if they are efficient, and the term immunity has come to indicate a favorable and highly desirable state. The introduction into the body of blood or tissue products of another individual of the same species will often stimulate
PAUL W. CLOUGH. AUTO-IMMUNIZATION AND AUTO-ANTIBODIES. Ann Intern Med. 1960;52:930–939. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-4-930
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(4):930-939.
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