Helminths and their implication in sepsis - a new branch of their immunomodulatory behaviour?

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Huebner, Marc P. ; Layland, Laura E. ; Hoerauf, Achim (2013)
  • Publisher: WILEY-BLACKWELL
  • Journal: PATHOGENS AND DISEASE, volume 69, issue 2, pages 127-141 (issn: 2049-632X, eissn: 2049-632X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4285315, doi: 10.1111/2049-632X.12080
  • Subject: immunomodulation | CARS | SIRS | hygiene hypothesis | Minireviews | helminth | sepsis
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The prevalence of autoimmune and allergic disorders has dramatically increased in developed countries, and it is believed that our ‘cleaner living’ reduces exposure to certain microorganisms and leads to deviated and/or reduced regulation of the immune system. In substa... View more
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