Intestinal physiology in the parasitized host: integration, disintegration, and reconstruction of systems.

@article{Castro1992IntestinalPI,
  title={Intestinal physiology in the parasitized host: integration, disintegration, and reconstruction of systems.},
  author={Gilbert A. Castro},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={664},
  pages={369-79}
}
As noted in the introduction, the major objective in discussing gut inflammation in the parasitized host is to underscore the difficulty in establishing whether an inflammation-induced change represents a physiological adaptation or maladaptation (Fig. 3). Deciding whether a specific physiological adjustment, even one that contributes to disease, serves a useful function depends on the perspective of the observer who is in possession of information to make a critical judgment. This is like… CONTINUE READING

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