Interleukin-10 and interleukin-4 inhibit intracellular killing of Leishmania infantum and Leishmania major by human macrophages by decreasing nitric oxide generation.

Abstract

The host response to Leishmania infection is regulated by a specific pattern of local cytokine production. We investigated the effect of interleukin (IL)-10 and IL-4 on the leishmanicidal activity of human macrophages (M phi). As with L. major, intracellular killing of L. infantum by human M phi was obtained following ligation of surface CD23 or cell… (More)

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