Division of Infectious Diseases, Regional Hospital, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy.
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- Année de parution : 2001
Infection with Plasmodium falciparum, a causative agent of uncomplicated
and severe clinical malaria, continues to be a global health concern .
Impairment of cell-mediated immunity, with specificity for both parasite
and non-parasite antigens is a peculiar feature of acute P. falciparum
infection [2, 3]. Stevenson et al.  have shown that the preferential
activation of a Th1 response in mice is related to resistance to [...]