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Immunotherapy-Transfer Factor in Coccidioidomycosis

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Since, as indicated in Chapter 5, defective immunity, notably cell-mediated immunity, is closely associated with progressive coccidioidomycosis, attempts to treat the disease by altering the host response are eminently logical. In coccidioidomycosis, almost all the clinical experience with this approach has been by the use of transfer factor. Conversely, probably no disease has provided more rationale for further clinical study of transfer factor.

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  • Migration Inhibition Factor
  • Transfer Factor
  • Related Antigen
  • Lepromatous Leprosy
  • Chronic Mucocutaneous Moniliasis

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Stevens, D.A. (1980). Immunotherapy-Transfer Factor in Coccidioidomycosis. In: Stevens, D.A. (eds) Coccidioidomycosis. Current Topics in Infectious Disease. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-1712-9_21

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