Disparate antiviral responses in Molluscum contagiosum virus-induced skin lesions

Melissa Swiecki, Marco Colonna

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Abstract

Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) is a poxvirus that causes tumor-like skin lesions. New evidence indicates that plasmacytoid dendritic cells, type I interferon production, and interferon-induced dendritic cells have prominent roles in anti-MCV responses, and these features characterize the inflammatory response in lesions that will likely undergo spontaneous regression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)288-290
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Investigative Dermatology
Volume131
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2011

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