Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

Herpesvirus Latency Confers Protection From L. monocytogenes and Y. pestis

Contributed by Azarene Foutouhi Susceptibility to bacterial infections depends on many things including the individual’s immunologic condition and the virulence of the bacteria. After preliminary data showed prolonged macrophage activation during gamma-Herpesvirus latency, researchers wondered if this state might be associated with resistance to infection. Mice five weeks post infection with HV68 or MCMV challenged […]

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