Published in Blood Weekly, March 8th, 1999
Both L. major and L. braziliensis induce cutaneous leishmaniasis in BALB/c mice. Whereas BALB/c mice die of infection with L. major, they cure an infection with L. braziliensis.
H.C. Lima and colleagues reported that after curing an infection with L. braziliensis, BALB/c mice are resistant to challenge with L. major ("Resolution of An Infection with Leishmania braziliensis Confers Complete Protection to a Subsequent Challenge with Leishmania major in BALB/c Mice," Memorias Do...
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