Vesicles as Vehicles for Virulence

Monica R. Mugnier, F. Nina Papavasiliou, Danae Schulz

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Parasites have long been known to influence host responses to infection through the secretion of virulence factors. Extracellular vesicles are emerging as important mediators of these manipulations, and a new study by Szempruch et al. suggests they could play a crucial role in host responses to African trypanosome infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-436
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in parasitology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases


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