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Immunology of Human Chagas disease
Laboratorio de Investigacion de la Enfermedad de Chagas Hospital Interzonal de Agudos Eva Perón
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The main focus of our research in subjects with Chagas disease has been: 1) To establish the relationship between the quality and quantity of parasite-specific T cell responses and the severity of heart disease 2) To investigate immunological markers for disease progression 3) To determine whether the monitoring of T. cruzi-specific T cell responses can be useful as a surrogate marker of...
Natural Leishmania (Viannia) spp. infections in phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the Brazilian Amazon region reveal new putative transmission cycles of American cutaneous leishmaniasis.
de Souza AA, Dos Santos TV, Jennings YL, Ishikawa EA, Barata ID, Silva MD, Lima JA, Shaw J, Lainson R, Silveira FT