A regulatory instead of an IL-17 T response predominates in Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis in children.

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Th17 cells seem to have an important role in the efficacy of vaccines against Helicobacter pylori. Because children are a target group for human vaccination and Th17/T(reg) cells have intrinsically linked and antagonic commitments, we compared the gastric levels of Th17- and T(reg)-associated cytokines of children and adults. IL-6, IL-10 and TGF-β1 levels… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.micinf.2011.11.008

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@article{Melo2012ARI, title={A regulatory instead of an IL-17 T response predominates in Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis in children.}, author={Fabr{\'i}cio Freire de Melo and Andreia Maria Camargos Rocha and Gifone Aguiar Rocha and Silvia Helena Sousa Pietra Pedroso and S{\'e}rgio de Assis Batista and L{\'u}cia Porto Fonseca de Castro and Simone Diniz Carvalho and Paulo Fernando Souto Bittencourt and Celso Afonso de Oliveira and Rodrigo Corr{\^e}a-Oliveira and Dulciene Maria Magalh{\~a}es Queiroz}, journal={Microbes and infection}, year={2012}, volume={14 4}, pages={341-7} }