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Mycobacterial Strains of Different Virulence Trigger Dissimilar Patterns of Immune System Activation In Vivo

By Aaron Silva-Sanchez, Selene Meza-Pérez, Fernando Muñoz-Teneria, Dulce Mata, Juana Calderon-Amador, Sergio Estrada-Parra, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Iris Estrada-García and Leopoldo Flores-Romo

Submitted: March 26th 2011Reviewed: August 16th 2011Published: February 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/31146

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Aaron Silva-Sanchez, Selene Meza-Pérez, Fernando Muñoz-Teneria, Dulce Mata, Juana Calderon-Amador, Sergio Estrada-Parra, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Iris Estrada-García and Leopoldo Flores-Romo (February 17th 2012). Mycobacterial Strains of Different Virulence Trigger Dissimilar Patterns of Immune System Activation In Vivo, Understanding Tuberculosis - Deciphering the Secret Life of the Bacilli, Pere-Joan Cardona, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/31146. Available from:

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