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American Journal of Pathology

TB Can Evade the Immune Response

Caption: Low levels of the anti-TB effector molecules perforin and granulysin in the granulomas (sold line) of a human TB-infected lymph node. Note the granular and polarized expression of the cytolytic effector molecules in cells located outside the lesions.

Credit: Rahman et al, 2009

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