Published in Health Risk Factor Week, September 16th, 2008
"Using dynamic intravital microscopy and flow cytometry, we observed a rapid and sustained neutrophilic infiltrate at localized sand fly bite sites. Invading neutrophils efficiently captured Leishmania major ( L. m.) parasites early after sand fly transmission or needle inoculation, but phagocytosed L. m. remained viable and infected neutrophils efficiently initiated infection,"...
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