Proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in pregnant women chronically infected with Trypanosoma cruzi.

Abstract

Mother-to-child transmission of intracellular parasites could be related to the production of immunoregulatory cytokines. The levels of gamma interferon (IFN-gamma), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and lnterleukin (IL)-10 were evaluated during pregnancy in sera of women chronically infected with Trypanosoma cruzi that delivered infected or non… (More)

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