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Unique aspects of the perinatal immune system

17:05 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Nature Publishing

Why are newborns more vulnerable to infection? Here, the authors explain that it is not the immaturity of the immune system per se, but the unique regulation of immune responses in early life that limits immunity to infection yet allows safe development in utero and the accommodation of microbial colonization at birth.

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