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High Parasite Burdens Cause Liver Damage in Mice following Plasmodium berghei ANKA Infection Independently of CD8+ T Cell-Mediated Immune Pathology

April 23, 2011 - 09:00 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ashraful Haque, Shannon E. Best, Christian R. Engwerda, et al.
Reference: 
Infect. Immun., May 2011; 79: 1882 - 1888.

These data indicate that CD8+ T cell-mediated immune pathology occurs in the brain but not the liver, while parasite-dependent pathology occurs in both organs during P. berghei ANKA infection.

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