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Filaria-induced IL-10 suppresses murine cerebral malaria

July 26, 2010 - 11:32 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Sabine Specht, Daniel Fernández Ruiz, Bettina Dubben, Susanne Deininger, Achim Hoerauf
Reference: 
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
Author(s): 
Eleanor M. Riley, Kevin N. Couper, Helena Helmby, Julius C.R. Hafalla, J. Brian de Souza, Jean Langhorne, W. (Bill) Jarra, Fidel Zavala
Reference: 
Trends in Parasitology, Volume 26, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 277-278

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Opinion: The murine cerebral malaria phenomenon

December 29, 2009 - 14:05 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Nicholas J. White, Gareth D.H. Turner, Isabelle M. Medana, Arjen M. Dondorp, and Nicholas P.J. Day
Reference: 
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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