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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 890672, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/890672
Research Article

Mexican Trypanosoma cruzi (TCI) Strains with Different Degrees of Virulence Induce Diverse Humoral and Cellular Immune Responses in a Murine Experimental Infection Model

1Departamento de Inmunología, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, D.F. CP 04510, Mexico
2Laboratorio de Investigación en parasitología, Hospital Infantil de México, Federico Gómez, D.F. CP 06720, Mexico

Received 21 August 2009; Revised 18 November 2009; Accepted 29 December 2009

Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar

Copyright © 2010. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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