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Evidence of Microbial Translocation Associated with Perturbations in T Cell and Antigen-Presenting Cell Homeostasis in Hookworm Infections

  • Palakkal Jovvian George,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health, International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Rajamanickam Anuradha,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health, International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Nathella Pavan Kumar,

    Affiliation: National Institutes of Health, International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

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  • Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami,

    Affiliation: National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chennai, India

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  • Thomas B. Nutman,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Subash Babu mail

    sbabu@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliations: National Institutes of Health, International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: October 04, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001830

About the Authors

Palakkal Jovvian George, Rajamanickam Anuradha, Nathella Pavan Kumar, Subash Babu
National Institutes of Health, International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India
Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami
National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chennai, India
Thomas B. Nutman
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Subash Babu
SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sbabu@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TBN SB. Performed the experiments: PJG RA NPK. Analyzed the data: PJG SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VK. Wrote the paper: TBN SB.