Figure 50-6. Cell-mediated events in viral infections.

Figure 50-6Cell-mediated events in viral infections

Soluble mediators include immune interferon, chemotactic factors, macrophage migration inhibitory factor, and lymphotoxin; other lymphokines and monokines are not depicted. Cytotoxic effector lymphocytes, macrophages, and natural killer cells play complex but important roles in host defense. PMNs, Polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

From: Chapter 50, Immune Defenses

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