Immunosuppressive treatment inhibits the development of amebic liver abscesses in hamsters.

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BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to determine if the inflammation and/or immunosuppression induced by Entamoeba histolytica may contribute to amebic invasion. MATERIAL/METHODS Dexamethasone was administered three days before and three days after inoculation of hamsters with E. histolytica. Seven days alter inoculation the animals were… (More)

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@article{QuintanarQuintanar2004ImmunosuppressiveTI, title={Immunosuppressive treatment inhibits the development of amebic liver abscesses in hamsters.}, author={Mar{\'i}a Elena Quintanar-Quintanar and Adriana Jarillo-Luna and V{\'i}ctor Rivera-Aguilar and Javier Ventura-Ju{\'a}rez and V{\'i}ctor Tsutsumi and Mineko Shibayama and Rafael Campos-Rodr{\'i}guez}, journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research}, year={2004}, volume={10 9}, pages={BR317-24} }