Salmonella-infected mice shed light on human inflammatory disease

03/2/2010 | ScienceDaily

U.S. researchers found that mice infected with salmonella developed fever, anemia and other symptoms consistent with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, a fatal human inflammatory disease. "This animal model for HLH will help to advance the research and understanding of the underlying mechanisms of this immune system disorder" and "provide a means to test new therapies for HLH," one of the researchers said.

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