Cytokines involved in Toxoplasmic encephalitis.

  title={Cytokines involved in Toxoplasmic encephalitis.},
  author={M. Elisabeth Sarciron and Arnaud Gh{\'e}rardi},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of immunology},
  volume={52 6},
Reactivation of cerebral toxoplasmosis occurs in approximately 30% of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients who are seropositive for Toxoplasma gondii and a change in the levels of cytokines during this relapse is observed. Several cytokines are able to initiate meningeal inflammation and may play a role in the immunopathogenesis of the disease. The induction of a type 1 inflammatory cytokine response is a key event in the initiation of immunity to T. gondii. Interleukin (IL)-10… CONTINUE READING
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