Transfer factor treatment in a patient with progressive tuberculosis

Arye Rubinstein, Julian Melamed, Dorothy Rodescu

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Abstract

A patient with progressive tuberculosis refractory to chemotherapy with eight drugs has been successfully treated with transfer factor. Clinical recovery was accompanied by rapid conversion of cell-mediated immunodeficiency. Transient detection of circulating immune-complexes and hypocomplementemia were recorded during immunopotentiation therapy. A useful role of TF as an adjunct to chemotherapy of tuberculosis in immunodeficient hosts is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-50
Number of pages12
JournalClinical Immunology and Immunopathology
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1977

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Immunology

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