Animal models for the analysis of immune responses to leishmaniasis

David L. Sacks, Peter C. Melby

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This unit focuses on the murine model of cutaneous leishmaniasis and models of visceral leishmaniasis in mice and hamsters. Each basic protocol describes the methods used to inoculate parasites and to evaluate infections with regard to lesion progression and visceralization, and quantification of parasite load.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19.2.1-19.2.24
JournalCurrent Protocols in Immunology
StatePublished - 2015


  • Animal models
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Liver
  • Sand fly
  • Skin
  • Spleen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology


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