Autoimmunity appears from… ?

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Repeated immunization with antigens causes systemic autoimmunity in mice otherwise not prone to spontaneous autoimmune diseases.

Systemic autoimmunity appears to be the inevitable consequence of over-stimulating the host’s immune ‘system’ by repeated immunization with antigens, to the levels that surpass system’s self-organized criticality.


PMID 20046868