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- Franca, Eduardo L, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2011 v.4 no.1 pp. 309
- Entamoeba histolytica; amebiasis; drugs; hamsters; humans; leukocytes; melatonin; models; morbidity; mortality; necrosis; rats; therapeutics; trophozoites
- ... BACKGROUND: Melatonin has immunomodulatory effects but very little is known about its influence in protozoan infections, such as Entamoeba histolytica, which causes amoebiasis, a disease with significant morbidity and mortality. In this study, we evaluated the effects of exogenous melatonin interference in experimental amoebiasis and on interactions between human blood cells and E. histolytica tro ...
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