Evaluation of polymorphonuclear cell and monocyte functions in Leishmania infantum-infected dogs.

Abstract

Leishmania infantum is the causative agent of canine leishmaniasis in the Mediterranean area. The aspects of the canine immune response which may explain the chronic severe disease in these animals have not been well investigated. Therefore, in this work we have evaluated the parasite killing ability by circulating polymorphonuclear (PMN) cells and… (More)

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