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Differential cellular reactivity to adult worm antigens of patients with different clinical forms of schistosomiasis mansoni

Bahia-Oliveira, L.M.; Gazzinelli, G.; Eloi-Santos, S.M.; Cunha-Melo, J.R.; Alves-Oliveira, L.F.; Silveira, A.M.; Viana, I.R.; Carmo, J.; Souza, A.; Correa-Oliveira, R.

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 86(1): 57-61


ISSN/ISBN: 0035-9203
PMID: 1566307
DOI: 10.1016/0035-9203(92)90441-e
Accession: 002346033

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Analysis of the proliferation in vitro of peripheral blood mononuclear cells and the production of interferon- gamma (IFN- gamma ) in individuals infected with Schistosoma mansoni and showing different clinical forms of the disease, as well as normal putatively immune individuals from an endemic area, was undertaken using total and fractionated soluble adult worm antigens (SWAP).

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