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Open Access | Invited Speaker Presentation: Immunopathology and dexamethasone therapy in a new model for malaria-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome

November 3, 2010 - 14:16 -- Patrick Sampao
Philippe E Van den Steen, Nathalie Geurts, Katrien Deroost, Ilse Van Aelst, Sebastien Verhenne, Hubertine Heremans, Jo Van Damme, Ghislain Opdenakker
Malaria Journal 2010, 9(Suppl 2):I13 (20 October 2010)

To develop a new animal model for MA-ARDS, mice were infected with Plasmodium berghei NK65, and the development of MA-ARDS was characterized by increased lung weight, edema, leukocyte infiltration and hemorrhages (Figure 1).

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