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Research Article

Impact of Neutrophil-Secreted Myeloid Related Proteins 8 and 14 (MRP 8/14) on Leishmaniasis Progression

  • Irazú Contreras,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the McGill International Tuberculosis Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Marina T. Shio,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the McGill International Tuberculosis Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Annabelle Cesaro,

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Laval University, Québec, Quebec, Canada

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  • Philippe A. Tessier,

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Laval University, Québec, Quebec, Canada

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  • Martin Olivier mail

    martin.olivier@mcgill.ca

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the McGill International Tuberculosis Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: September 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002461

About the Authors

Irazú Contreras, Marina T. Shio, Martin Olivier
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Irazú Contreras, Marina T. Shio, Martin Olivier
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the McGill International Tuberculosis Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Annabelle Cesaro, Philippe A. Tessier
Infectious Disease Research Centre, Laval University, Québec, Quebec, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: martin.olivier@mcgill.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IC MTS MO. Performed the experiments: IC MTS MO. Analyzed the data: IC MTS PAT MO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PAT MO. Wrote the paper: IC MTS PAT MO. Development of MRP KO mice: AC.