Aberrant plasma MMP and TIMP dynamics in Schistosoma - Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS).

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Summary of "Aberrant plasma MMP and TIMP dynamics in Schistosoma - Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS)."

Among the different faces of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) developing in HIV-patients, no clinical definition has been reported for Schistosomiasis-IRIS (Schisto-IRIS). Although Schisto-IRIS remains largely uninvestigated, matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMP) have previously been associated with S. mansoni infection and tuberculosis-IRIS. Here, we aimed to investigate the relevance of these markers in Schisto-IRIS.


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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
ISSN: 1935-2735
Pages: e0006710


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