Mucosal leishmaniasis patients display an activated inflammatory T-cell phenotype associated with a nonbalanced monocyte population.

@article{Gaze2006MucosalLP,
  title={Mucosal leishmaniasis patients display an activated inflammatory T-cell phenotype associated with a nonbalanced monocyte population.},
  author={Soraya Torres Gaze and Walderez O Dutra and Marcus Miranda Lessa and H{\'e}lio A. Lessa and Luiz Guimar{\~a}es and Am{\'e}lia Maria Ribeiro de Jesus and Lucas Pedreira de Carvalho and Paulo Machado and Edgar Marcelino de Carvalho and K J Gollob},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={70-8}
}
Leishmania braziliensis is a parasite that can induce at least two clinical forms of leishmaniasis in humans: cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) and mucosal leishmaniasis (ML). In humans, the specific mechanisms that determine which form will develop following infection are not well established. In this study, peripheral blood mononuclear cells from 17 CL and 9… CONTINUE READING