Cell migration induced by Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis, Leishmania (Leishmania) major and Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis into the peritoneal cavity of BALB/c mice

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Wakimoto, DT; Gaspareto, KV; Silveira, TGV; Lonardoni, MVC; Aristides, SMA;
  • Publisher: SciELO
  • Journal: Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases (issn: 1678-9199)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1678-91992010000100017
  • Subject: RC955-962 | American cutaneous leishmaniasis | Toxicology. Poisons | BALB/c mice | Leishmania spp. | QL1-991 | RA1190-1270 | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

In American cutaneous leishmaniasis, the initial infection phase is characterized by recruitment of neutrophils and monocytes. The migration of these cells in response to the presence of Leishmania in the peritoneum of affected animals remains unclear. The objective of ... View more