Milena Aste

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Natural killer cell stimulatory factor (NKSF), or interleukin 12 (IL-12), is a 70-kD heterodimeric cytokine composed of two covalently linked chains, p40 and p35. NKSF/IL-12 has multiple effects on T and NK cells and was originally identified and purified from the supernatant fluid of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-transformed human B lymphoblastoid cell lines.(More)
A 51-year-old Moroccan woman with a sudden onset of perioral numbness and right-hand paresthesia was referred to our Emergency Department (ER). Brain MRI revealed altered signal areas in the left parietal-temporal lobe, suggesting cerebral embolization. She had a known diagnosis of cardiac echinococcosis (CE) and in 1991 she underwent median sternotomy to(More)
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