Immunoregulation by Taenia crassiceps and Its Antigens

Abstract

Taenia crassiceps is a cestode parasite of rodents (in its larval stage) and canids (in its adult stage) that can also parasitize immunocompromised humans. We have studied the immune response elicited by this helminth and its antigens in mice and human cells, and have discovered that they have a strong capacity to induce chronic Th2-type responses that are… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/498583

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