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Structural and Topographic Dynamics of Pulmonary Histopathology and Local Cytokine Profiles in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis Conidia-Infected Mice

  • Damaris Lopera equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Damaris Lopera, Tonny W. Naranjo

    Affiliation: Medical and Experimental Mycology Group, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Tonny W. Naranjo equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Damaris Lopera, Tonny W. Naranjo

    Affiliations: Medical and Experimental Mycology Group, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas, Medellín, Colombia, School of Health Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Bolivarina, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Oswaldo G. Cruz,

    Affiliation: Programa de Computação Científica, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Angela Restrepo,

    Affiliation: Medical and Experimental Mycology Group, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Luz Elena Cano mail,

    henrique.lenzi@gmail.com (HLL); lcano@cib.org.co (LEC)

    Affiliations: Medical and Experimental Mycology Group, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas, Medellín, Colombia, School of Health Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Bolivarina, Medellín, Colombia, Microbiology School, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Henrique Leonel Lenzi mail

    henrique.lenzi@gmail.com (HLL); lcano@cib.org.co (LEC)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Pathology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Published: July 12, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001232

About the Authors

Damaris Lopera, Tonny W. Naranjo, Angela Restrepo, Luz Elena Cano
Medical and Experimental Mycology Group, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas, Medellín, Colombia
Tonny W. Naranjo, Luz Elena Cano
School of Health Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Bolivarina, Medellín, Colombia
Oswaldo G. Cruz
Programa de Computação Científica, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Luz Elena Cano
Microbiology School, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Henrique Leonel Lenzi
Laboratory of Pathology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LEC HLL DL TWN. Performed the experiments: DL TWN. Analyzed the data: DL HLL OGC LEC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HLL. Wrote the paper: DL HLL AR. Scientific advisor of the work who reviewed the manuscript: AR LEC.