Semi-quantitative analysis of cytokine expression in asymptomatic canine leishmaniasis.

Abstract

The dog is the main reservoir of Leishmania infantum, the parasite responsible for visceral leishmaniasis in Mediterranean countries. The infection in dogs shows different clinical presentations, from subclinical/asymptomatic to a fully developed disease, depending on the host's immune responses. The Th1/Th2 dichotomy is not clear in the different forms of… (More)

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@article{Chamizo2005SemiquantitativeAO, title={Semi-quantitative analysis of cytokine expression in asymptomatic canine leishmaniasis.}, author={Cristina Chamizo and Javier Moreno and Jorge Alvar}, journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology}, year={2005}, volume={103 1-2}, pages={67-75} }