TABLE 11.

Studies examining the cellular immune responses to Malassezia of patients with SD and controls

ReferenceSubjectsMethodAntigenic preparation and strain usedResults
2810 SD, 10 controlsLTWhole cells of M. furfur serovars A, B, and CMore patients responded to serovars B and C than did controls (P < 0.025)
LMIMore patients responded to serovar C than did controls (P < 0.025)
30710 SD, 10 controlsLTP. ovale (DSM 6170), sonicated and filtered extractMononuclear cells from patients not stimulated by antigen, while mononuclear cells from controls were stimulated
32816 SD, 16 controlsLTM. furfur L251 and GM 812 (whole cells, cytoplasmic preparation, cell wall preparation, sonicated preparation, and ALK commercial preparation)No differences in the responses between patients and controls
4615 SD, 15 controlsLTFreeze-pressed cells of M. furfur (ATCC 42132)No differences in the responses between patients and controls