Defective regulation of the protective IgE response against intestinal helminth Ascaris lumbricoides in malnourished children.

@article{Hagel2003DefectiveRO,
  title={Defective regulation of the protective IgE response against intestinal helminth Ascaris lumbricoides in malnourished children.},
  author={Isabel Hagel and Neil Lynch and Franca Puccio and Oscar Fabi{\'a}n Vel{\'a}squez Rodr{\'i}guez and Ricardo Luzondo and Patricia L Rodr{\'i}guez and Pedro Lu{\'i}s Sanchez and Carmen Mar{\'i}a Cabrera and Maria Cristina Di Prisco},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={136-42}
}
It is well established that malnutrition affects the immune response and increases the susceptibility to parasitic infection. In the present study we evaluated some aspects of the cellular and cytokine network that regulate the IgE responses, which are important components of host defence mechanisms against helminthic parasites in children infected with the intestinal helminth Ascaris lumbricoides, and with differing degrees of malnutrition. We found a defective T cell response in malnourished… CONTINUE READING
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