Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 6th, 2004
"Although the importance of CD8+ T cells for vaccination and immunity to re-infection with Leishmania parasites is well established, their role in primary infections is disputed. In the present study we further characterized the role of CD8+ T cells in primary L. major infections," scientists in England report.
"We used two groups of L. major infected BALB/c mice: both groups were immuno-manipulated to heal and in one group CD8+ T cells were depleted throughout the course of infection," said Shanthi Herath and...
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