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Human cases of simultaneous echinococcosis and tuberculosis - significance and extent in China

Yang, Yu; Gray, Darren J; Ellis, Magda K; Yang, Shu; Craig, Philip S; McManus, Donald P


During analysis of retrospective community survey data, we identified two patients from Xiji County, south Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region with simultaneous echinococcosis and tuberculosis (TB), representing the first such reports for China. As the echinococcosis chronicity increased, the immune profile in both subjects changed from a Th1 to Th2 response, as shown by a TB skin test, originally positive, becoming negative. Such an elevated Th2 immune profile, with subsequent suppression of the Th1...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-11-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Parasites & Vectors
DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-2-53


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