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Research Article

Functional Impairment of Human Myeloid Dendritic Cells during Schistosoma haematobium Infection

  • Bart Everts mail,

    b.everts@lumc.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Ayola A. Adegnika,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, Medical Research Unit, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon

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  • Yvonne C. M. Kruize,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Hermelijn H. Smits,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Peter G. Kremsner,

    Affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, Medical Research Unit, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon

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  • Maria Yazdanbakhsh

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Published: April 20, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000667

About the Authors

Bart Everts, Ayola A. Adegnika, Yvonne C. M. Kruize, Hermelijn H. Smits, Maria Yazdanbakhsh
Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
Ayola A. Adegnika, Peter G. Kremsner
Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Ayola A. Adegnika, Peter G. Kremsner
Medical Research Unit, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon

Corresponding Author

Email: b.everts@lumc.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BE AAA HHS MY. Performed the experiments: BE YCMK. Analyzed the data: BE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AAA PGK. Wrote the paper: BE HHS PGK MY.