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Immunosuppression

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Immunosuppression is a natural act or medical treatment that reduces the activation or efficacy of the natural immune system in humans and animals. Generally, immunosuppression is a result of viral activity (such as human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]) or other natural causes. ...

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