Seasonal Patterns of Stress, Immune Function, and Disease
by Randy J. Nelson, Gregory E. Demas, Sabra L. Klein, Lance J. Kriegsfeld
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Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Presents evidence that infection is cyclical with the seasons and this phenomenon is mirrored in cycles of immune function. Identifies the mechanisms by which the immune system is bolstered to counteract seasonally recurrent stressors, such as extreme temperature reductions and food shortages. DNLM: Periodicity.