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Proportions of CD41 memory T cells are altered in individuals chronically infected with Schistosoma haematobium
(Nature Publishing Group, 2012-06-26)
Characterisation of protective helminth acquired immunity in humans or experimental models has focused on effector responses with little work conducted on memory responses. Here we show for the first time, that human ...
Immunological consequences of antihelminthic treatment in preschool children exposed to urogenital schistosome infection
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013-05-13)
Urogenital schistosomiasis, due to Schistosoma haematobium, is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Control is by targeted treatment with praziquantel but preschool age children are excluded from control programs. Immunological ...