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Filaria-induced IL-10 suppresses murine cerebral malaria

July 26, 2010 - 11:32 -- Patrick Sampao
Sabine Specht, Daniel Fernández Ruiz, Bettina Dubben, Susanne Deininger, Achim Hoerauf
Microbes and Infection, Volume 12, Issues 8-9, August 2010, Pages 635-642

In the present work a murine model for subsequent has been used to assess this hypothesis. C57BL/6 mice were infected with the rodent filarial parasite Litomosoides sigmodontis and the murine model parasite for CM, Plasmodium berghei ANKA.

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Update: Neuropathogenesis of human and murine malaria

May 31, 2010 - 13:43 -- Patrick Sampao
Eleanor M. Riley, Kevin N. Couper, Helena Helmby, Julius C.R. Hafalla, J. Brian de Souza, Jean Langhorne, W. (Bill) Jarra, Fidel Zavala
Trends in Parasitology, Volume 26, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 277-278

No abstract available.


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Opinion: The murine cerebral malaria phenomenon

December 29, 2009 - 14:05 -- Patrick Sampao
Nicholas J. White, Gareth D.H. Turner, Isabelle M. Medana, Arjen M. Dondorp, and Nicholas P.J. Day
Trends in Parasitology, Volume 26, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 11-15

P.berghei ANKA infection in CBA or CB57BL/6 mice is used widely as a murine ‘model’ of human cerebral malaria (HCM), despite markedly different histopathological features.

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