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Research Article

Live Brugia malayi Microfilariae Inhibit Transendothelial Migration of Neutrophils and Monocytes

  • Jan-Hendrik Schroeder,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: Department of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Bigboy H. Simbi,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Louise Ford,

    Affiliation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Sara R. Cole,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Mark J. Taylor,

    Affiliation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Charlotte Lawson,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Rachel A. Lawrence mail

    rlawrence@rvc.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001914

About the Authors

Jan-Hendrik Schroeder, Bigboy H. Simbi, Sara R. Cole, Charlotte Lawson, Rachel A. Lawrence
Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Louise Ford, Mark J. Taylor
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: rlawrence@rvc.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JHS CL RAL. Performed the experiments: JHS BHS SRC. Analyzed the data: JHS BHS SRC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LF MJT. Wrote the paper: JHS CL RAL.