MICHAEL E. WHITCOMB, M.D.; ROSS E. ROCKLIN, M.D.
Transfer factor was administered to a patient with progressive primary tuberculosis who failed to respond to antituberculous therapy and in whom a defect in cellular immunity to tuberculous infection was shown by in-vivo and in-vitro studies of cell-mediated immunity. The administration of transfer factor to this patient resulted in the development of immunologic reactivity, which was accompanied by dramatic improvement of her clinical condition. This observation strongly suggests that transfer factor in conjunction with antituberculous therapy was instrumental in the resolution of the patient's infection.
MICHAEL E. WHITCOMB, ROSS E. ROCKLIN. Transfer Factor Therapy in a Patient with Progressive Primary Tuberculosis. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:161–166. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-2-161
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(2):161-166.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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