Autoimmune? Maybe not

F. Frank LeFever flefever at
Mon Mar 8 21:14:10 EST 1999

Provocative posting!

Can you give us some references re macrophages carrying bacteria and/or
re Mark Levine's work?

re autoimmune theories:  any ideas re Susan(?) Swedo's PANDAS
description and interpretation?

F. Frank LeFever, Ph.D.
New York Neuropsychology Group

In <199903081944_MC2-6D22-7C9B at> 73071.20 at COMPUSERVE.COM
("Ralph L. Samson") writes: 
>Some of the latest information about macrophages carrying unkilled
>to other parts of the body gives one pause.  Is is possible that some
>problem that was thought to be caused by antibodies gone astray might
>actually be caused by bacteria carried from elsewhere?  Dr. Mark
>description of Vitamin C as an immune-cell antidote with regards to
>neutrophils might equally apply to macrophages.  Is is possible that
>an adequate supply of Vitamin C would prevent Type 1 diabetes, which
>been thought to be caused by erroneous attact of antibodies, but might
>be from unkilled bacteria in macrophages?
>Regards, Ralph L. Samson

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