local immunity


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local immunity

[′lō·kəl i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Immunity localized in a specific tissue or region of the body.
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Thus, it is not the local immunity but the temperature requirement of the organism that is manifested clinically.6 In a study by Pal et al.7 DCS was seen in just 5.5% cases of erythroderma.
It is also well established that gut-Candida interaction and local immunity play an important role in the establishment of invasive candidiasis.
In view of the aforesaid, it becomes useful to study systemic and local immunity out and in the first trimester of pregnancy, as well as participation of certain immunity chains in the conditioning the missed abortion.

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