Luis C. S. Afonso

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Acute visceral leishmaniasis is a progressive disease caused by Leishmania chagasi in South America. The acquisition of immunity following infection suggests that vaccination is a feasible approach(More)
When infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, Beagle dogs develop symptoms similar to those of Chagas disease in human beings, and could be an important experimental model for a better understanding of the(More)
Dendritic cells (DCs) play an essential role in the modulation of immune responses and several studies have evaluated the interactions between Leishmania parasites and DCs. While extracellular ATP(More)
This work aimed to develop nanoemulsions (NE) containing cholesterol and Amphotericin B (AmB) evaluating the influence of a lipophilic amine (stearylamine; STE) on drug encapsulation efficiency (EE),(More)