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Research Article

Cytokine Responses to Novel Antigens in an Indian Population Living in an Area Endemic for Visceral Leishmaniasis

  • Om Prakash Singh,

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Carmel B. Stober,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Abhishek Kr. Singh,

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Jenefer M. Blackwell equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jenefer M. Blackwell, Shyam Sundar

    jblackwell@ichr.uwa.edu.au (JMB); drshyamsundar@hotmail.com (SS)

    Affiliations: Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Shyam Sundar equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jenefer M. Blackwell, Shyam Sundar

    jblackwell@ichr.uwa.edu.au (JMB); drshyamsundar@hotmail.com (SS)

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Published: October 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001874

About the Authors

Om Prakash Singh, Abhishek Kr. Singh, Shyam Sundar
Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Carmel B. Stober
Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jenefer M. Blackwell
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jenefer M. Blackwell
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CBS JMB. Performed the experiments: OPS AKS. Analyzed the data: OPS JMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CBS JMB. Wrote the paper: OPS CBS JMB. Supervised the research: SS.