Imunologia da retinocoroidite toxoplásmica

Translated title of the contribution: Immunology of the toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis

Cynthia Azeredo Cordeiro, Paula Rocha Moreira, Walderez Ornelas Dutra, Lucy Young, Wesley Ribeiro Campos, Fernando Oréfice, Antônio Lúcio Teixeira Júnior

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Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii infection is an important cause of ocular disease in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent subjects. The pathogenesis of retinochoroidal lesion associated with this infection is not fully understood. In this review, the role of the immune system in the control of Toxoplasma infection, especially in the eye, is discussed.

Translated title of the contributionImmunology of the toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)548-551
Number of pages4
JournalArquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia
Volume73
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Autoimmunity/immunology
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Cytokines/immunology
  • T-lymphocytes, regulatory/immunology
  • Toxoplasma/immunology
  • Toxoplasmosis, ocular/immunology
  • Uveitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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