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Cellular immunity in congestive cardiomyopathy. The normal cellular immune response.
  1. P J Lowry,
  2. R A Thompson,
  3. W A Littler


    In vivo and in vitro tests of cellular immunity were studied in patients with congestive cardiomyopathy to determine whether these patients have normal or depressed cell mediated immunity to common environmental antigens and mitogens. No abnormality was found, but this does not exclude the possibility that transient depression of cell mediated mechanisms occurs early in the illness before clinical presentation.

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