Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

11529.    Abdallah KA, Nour BY, Schallig HD, Mergani A, Hamid Z, Elkarim AA, Saeed OK, Mohamadani AA. Evaluation of the direct agglutination test based on freeze-dried Leishmania donovani promastigotes for the serodiagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in Sudanese patients. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Oct;9(10):1127-31.

11530.   Canh do G, Lin FY, Thiem VD, Trach DD, Trong ND, Mao ND, Hunt S, Schneerson R, Robbins JB, Chu C, Shiloach J, Bryla DA, Bonnet MC, Schulz D, Szu SC. Effect of dosage on immunogenicity of a Vi conjugate vaccine injected twice into 2- to 5-year-old Vietnamese children. Infect Immun. 2004 Nov;72(11):6586-8.

11531.   Clapp BR, Hingorani AD, Kharbanda RK, Mohamed-Ali V, Stephens JW, Vallance P, MacAllister RJ. Inflammation-induced endothelial dysfunction involves reduced nitric oxide bioavailability and increased oxidant stress. Cardiovasc Res. 2004 Oct 1;64(1):172-8. 

11532   Salerno-Goncalves R, Fernandez-Vina M, Lewinsohn DM, Sztein MB. Identification of a human HLA-E-restricted CD8+ T cell subset in volunteers immunized with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strain Ty21a typhoid vaccine. J Immunol. 2004 Nov 1;173(9):5852-62.


11533.    Asilian A, Sharif A, Faghihi G, Enshaeieh Sh, Shariati F, Siadat AH. Evaluation of CO laser efficacy in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Oct;43(10):736-8.

11534.    Bandyopadhyay S, Chatterjee M, Das T, Bandyopadhyay S, Sundar S, Mandal C. Antibodies directed against O-acetylated sialoglycoconjugates accelerate complement activation in Leishmania donovani promastigotes. J Infect Dis. 2004 Dec 1;190(11):2010-9.

11535.    Dawoud HA. Identification of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Egypt by hybridization of PCR amplified mini-exon repeats. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2004 Dec;34(3):881-92.

11536.    Diaz LA, Arteaga LA, Hilario-Vargas J, Valenzuela JG, Li N, Warren S, Aoki V, Hans-Filho G, Eaton D, dos Santos V, Nutman TB, de Mayolo AA, Qaqish BF, Sampaio SA, Rivitti EA; Cooperative Group on Fogo Selvagem Research. Anti-desmoglein-1 antibodies in onchocerciasis, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease suggest a possible etiological link to Fogo selvagem. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Dec;123(6):1045-51.

11537.    Disch J, Oliveira MC, Orsini M, Rabello A. Rapid clearance of circulating Leishmania kinetoplast DNA after treatment of visceral leishmaniasis. Acta Trop. 2004 Nov-Dec;92(3):279-83.

11538.    Hailu A, van der Poll T, Berhe N, Kager PA. Elevated plasma levels of interferon (IFN)-gamma, IFN-gamma inducing cytokines, and IFN-gamma inducible CXC chemokines in visceral leishmaniasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Nov;71(5):561-7.

11539.    Mary C, Faraut F, Lascombe L, Dumon H. Quantification of Leishmania infantum DNA by a real-time PCR assay with high sensitivity. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Nov;42(11):5249-55.

11540.    Potestio M, D'Agostino P, Romano GC, Milano S, Ferlazzo V, Aquino A, Di Bella G, Caruso R, Gambino G, Vitale G, Mansueto S, Cillari E. CD4+ CCR5+ and CD4+ CCR3+ lymphocyte subset and monocyte apoptosis in patients with acute visceral leishmaniasis. Immunology. 2004 Oct;113(2):260-8.