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Regulatory T Cells in the Pathogenesis and Healing of Chronic Human Dermal Leishmaniasis Caused by Leishmania (Viannia) Species

  • Daniel Rodriguez-Pinto mail,

    drodriguez@cideim.org.co

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Adriana Navas,

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Víctor Manuel Blanco,

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Lady Ramírez,

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Daniel Garcerant,

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Adriana Cruz,

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Noah Craft,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America

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  • Nancy Gore Saravia

    Affiliation: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

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  • Published: April 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001627

About the Authors

Daniel Rodriguez-Pinto, Adriana Navas, Víctor Manuel Blanco, Lady Ramírez, Daniel Garcerant, Adriana Cruz, Nancy Gore Saravia
Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia
Noah Craft
Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: drodriguez@cideim.org.co

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DR-P AN AC NC NGS. Performed the experiments: DR-P AN VMB LR DG. Analyzed the data: DR-P AN VMB LR DG AC NC NGS. Wrote the paper: DR-P NGS. Critically revised the manuscript: AN VMB LR DG AC NC.