Article Text


A polymorph bactericidal defect and a lupus-like syndrome.
  1. R J Levinsky,
  2. B A Harvey,
  3. D M Roberton,
  4. O H Wolff


    We describe a child with primary defect of polymorph bacterial killing associated with systemic lungs erythematosus. We suggest that her autoimmune disease results from chronic bacterial antigen stimulation and propose a hypothetical model linking immunodeficiency with autoimmunity.

    Statistics from

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.