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Parasite Immunol. 2007 Dec;29(12):621-36.

The immune response in Taenia solium cysticercosis: protection and injury.

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Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, México DF, Mexico.


This article reviews current knowledge on the innate and acquired immune responses in human Taenia solium neurocysticercosis, highlighting the conditions that appear to be favourable for the survival or destruction of the parasite and for the benefit or injury to its host.

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