Plasmodium berghei NK65 induces cerebral leukocyte recruitment in vivo: an intravital microscopic study.

@article{LacerdaQueiroz2011PlasmodiumBN,
  title={Plasmodium berghei NK65 induces cerebral leukocyte recruitment in vivo: an intravital microscopic study.},
  author={Norinne Lacerda-Queiroz and On{\'e}sia Cristina Oliveira Lima and Claudia M. Carneiro and M{\'a}rcia de Carvalho Vilela and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira and Andr{\'e}a Teixeira-Carvalho and M{\'a}rcio Sobreira Silva Ara{\'u}jo and Olindo Assis Martins-Filho and {\'E}rika Martins Braga and Juliana Carvalho-Tavares},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2011},
  volume={120 1-2},
  pages={31-9}
}
Malaria is second only to tuberculosis as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality as a consequence of a single infectious agent. Much of the pathology of malaria arises from the inappropriate or excessive immune response mounted by the host in an attempt to eliminate the parasite. We here report the inflammatory changes observed in the cerebral microvasculature of C57BL/6 and BALB/c mice that had been inoculated with Plasmodium berghei NK65, a lethal strain of rodent malaria. Although no… CONTINUE READING

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