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. "Summary." Immunization Safety Review: Multiple Immunizations and Immune Dysfunction. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.
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TABLE 6 Biological Mechanisms for the Possible Role of Immunizations in Increasing the Risk of Immune Dysfunction
Adverse Health Outcome
Committee Conclusion About the Weight of the Biological Evidence
Loss of protection induced by homologous infection
Via the hygiene hypothesis
Collective mechanistic possibilities
Carrier-induced epitope suppression
Competition for antigen presentation