[Effect of ketotifen on the immune response in BALB/c mice infected with Trichinella spiralis].

Infection with Trichinella spiralis in mice generates Th-2 mediated response, which controls effector mechanism operating in the intestine. It is associated with a pronounced intestinal mastocytosis, eosinophilia and destruction of intestinal epithelial layer during expulsion of parasite from the gut. It is believed that protection is dependent on non… (More)