Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 18th, 2003
"Infection with Trichinella spiralis rarely leads to significant morbidity. In this study, we show that IL-10 knockout mice infected with this parasite develop extensive areas of coagulative necrosis in the liver, and newborn larvae are required for lesion formation. Histopathological examination revealed that the hepatic inflammatory infiltrate was mixed but dominated by eosinophils," scientists in the United States report.
"Accordingly, infected IL-10 knockout mice displayed a...
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