Examples include the administration of increasing doses of allergens in the treatment of allergies, the use of immunostimulants and immunosuppressants, the transfer of immunocompetent cells and tissues from one person to another, and the use of interferon for its antiviral and antitumor properties.
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Myers T (Editor) 2009. Mosby’s Medical Dictionary , 8th Edition. Missouri: Mosby Elsevier page 945