Cellular Immunity Studies in Marasmic Infants

  • Liana Schlesinger
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Malnourished subjects are known to have frequent infections and some of these, such as measles, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and virus infections, follow a particularly severe course.


Tuberculin Skin Test Newcastle Disease Virus Typhoid Fever Acute Diarrhea Control Infant 
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    Heresi, G. Saitüa, M.T. and Schlesinger, L. LIF Production in Marasmic Infants. Unpublished data.Google Scholar
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    Schlesinger, L., Ohibaum, A., Grez, L. and Stekel, A. Cellular immune studies in marasmic children from Chile: delayed hypersénsitivity, lymphocyte transformation and interferon production. in: “Malnutrition and the Iumiune Response” R.M. Suskind, ed. Raven Press, New York, 1977Google Scholar
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    Schlesinger, L. and Stekel, A. Impaired cellular immunity in marasmic infants. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 27: 615, 1974.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Liana Schlesinger
    • 1
  1. 1.INTASantiagoChile

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