Microarray analysis of the in vitro granulomatous response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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26 Abstract Background: The hallmark of tuberculosis is the granuloma, an organized cellular accumulation playing a key role in host defense against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. These structures sequester and contain mycobacterial cells preventing active disease, while long term maintenance of granulomas leads to latent disease. Clear understanding on… (More)

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