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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 394981, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/394981
Research Article

Cytokine and Chemokine Profile in Individuals with Different Degrees of Periportal Fibrosis due to Schistosoma mansoni Infection

1Serviço de Imunologia, Complexo Hospitalar Universitário Professor Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua João das Botas s/n, Canela, 40.110-160 Salvador, BA, Brazil
2Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Universidade do Estado da Bahia, 2555 Rua Silveira Martins, Cabula, 41.150-000 Salvador, BA, Brazil
3Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Doenças Tropicais (INCT-DT-CNPQ/MCT), Rua João das Botas s/n, Canela, 40.110-160 Salvador, BA, Brazil
4Departamento de Análises Clínicas e Toxicológicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, UFBA, Avenida Adhemar de Barros s/n, Ondina, 40.170-970 Salvador, BA, Brazil
5Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Rua Frei Henrique No. 08, Nazaré, 40.050-420 Salvador, BA, Brazil

Received 13 July 2012; Accepted 7 November 2012

Academic Editor: Sergio Costa Oliveira

Copyright © 2012 Robson Da Paixão De Souza et al. 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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