Conjunctival FOXP3 Expression in Trachoma: Do Regulatory T Cells Have a Role in Human Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis Infection?

@article{Faal2006ConjunctivalFE,
  title={Conjunctival FOXP3 Expression in Trachoma: Do Regulatory T Cells Have a Role in Human Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis Infection?},
  author={Nkoyo Faal and Robin L. Bailey and David J. Jeffries and Hassan M Joof and Isatou Sarr and Mass Laye and David C. W. Mabey and Martin J Holland},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={630 - 392}
}
BACKGROUND Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, remains the leading infectious cause of blindness and in 2002 was responsible for 3.6% of total global blindness. Although transmission can be successfully interrupted using antibiotics and improvements in public and personal hygiene, the long-term success of the control programmes advocated by the World Health Organization are still uncertain. For the complete control and prevention of trachoma, a vaccine would be… CONTINUE READING
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