Cimetidine inhibits suppressor factor production in Ethiopian lepromatous leprosy patients

P. J. Converse, R. M. Mshana, G. J. Bjune

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Adding cimetidine to lymphocyte cultures failed to reverse T-cell anergy in lepromatous leprosy, but suppressor factor production was reduced resulting in reduced immunosuppression in vitro.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)548-551
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Leprosy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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