A migration inhibitory test using peritoneal exudate, spleen and lung macrophages as well as leukocytes is reported. The mechanism of migration inhibition induced by antigens, its immunologic specificity and connection to cellular hypersensitivity are referred to. Biochemical and biologic properties of migration inhibitory factor are indicated. On the basis of literature data and of personal results, the migration inhibitory test used in the demonstration of microbial allergy, transplantation and tumor immunities, different autoimmune processes and drug hypersensitivity are discussed.
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1973|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health