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Open Access | Understanding Human-Plasmodium falciparum Immune Interactions Uncovers the Immunological Role of Worms

March 5, 2010 - 16:45 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Christian Roussilhon, Philippe Brasseur, Patrice Agnamey, Jean-Louis Pérignon, Pierre Druilhe
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(2): e9309

We investigated here the hypothesis that the delayed acquisition of immunity to malaria could be related to a worm-induced Th2 drive on antimalarial immune responses.

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