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Infect Immun. Dec 1986; 54(3): 903–904.
PMCID: PMC260258

Clearance of Giardia muris infection in mice deficient in natural killer cells.


Immunocompetent C57BL/6J mice and beige mice (which are deficient in natural killer cells) were infected with Giardia muris. Both types of mice cleared G. muris infection at similar rates. This observation suggests that clearance of G. muris parasites from the mouse intestine is not mediated by natural killer cells.

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