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Corticosteroid-Induced Immunosuppression Ultimately Does Not Compromise the Efficacy of Antibiotherapy in Murine Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection

  • Teresa G. Martins,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • Gabriela Trigo,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal, Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

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  • Alexandra G. Fraga,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • José B. Gama,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • Adhemar Longatto-Filho,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal, Laboratory of Medical Investigation 14, Faculty of Medicine of University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, Molecular Oncology Research Center, Barretos, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Margarida Saraiva,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • Manuel T. Silva †,

    † Deceased.

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Porto, Portugal

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  • António G. Castro,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • Jorge Pedrosa mail

    jpedrosa@ecsaude.uminho.pt

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001925

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