MTC researchers Xiaogang Feng, Susanne Nylén, Cajsa Classon, Antonio Rothfuchs, Ulf Ribacke and Jonathan Coquet publish in PLoS Pathogens
New research in an article in PLoS Pathogens this week from authors Xiaogang Feng, Susanne Nylén, Cajsa Classon, Antonio Rothfuchs, Ulf Ribacke and Jonathan Coquet at MTC suggests that chronic infection with intestinal worms makes the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine for tuberculosis less effective.
Atrophy of skin-draining lymph nodes predisposes for impaired immune responses to secondary infection in mice with chronic intestinal nematode infection.
Feng X, Classon C, Terán G, Yang Y, Li L, Chan S, Ribacke U, Rothfuchs AG, Coquet JM, Nylén S
PLoS Pathog 2018 05;14(5):e1007008