Altered distribution of peripheral blood dendritic cell subsets in patients with pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis.
- James Venturini,
- Ricardo Souza Cavalcante,
- Daniela Vanessa Moris,
- Márjorie de Assis Golim,
- Adriele Dandara Levorato,
- Karoline Hagatha Dos Reis,
- Maria Sueli Parreira de Arruda,
- Rinaldo Poncio Mendes
Acta Trop 2017 Jun 9. Epub 2017 Jun 9.
Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, UNESP - Univ Estadual Paulista, Distrito de Rubião Junior s/n, 18618-970, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by fungi from the genus Paracoccidioides in Latin America. PCM-patients (PCM-p) are classified as having acute/subacute or chronic (CF) clinical forms. CF is responsible for 75% - 90% of all cases, affects mainly adults over 30 years old and the clinical manifestation are associated mainly with lungs and mucosa of upper airdigestive tract. Read More