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Immunity is crucial to the health of animals and it can determine their survival and fitness. Di(2ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is widely used as a plasticizer and hence is the most abundant phthalate in the environment. Exposure to DEHP is of great concern for human health. In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that exposure to DEHP would suppress T cell-mediated immunity in mice. Twenty adult male Kunming mice were randomly assigned into the control (n = 10) and the DEHP treatment (ndoi:10.4236/ojas.2015.53031 fatcat:vscj5zuvajgqdc4barixxn5wxy