, Volume 36, Issue 8, pp 942–944 | Cite as

Frequency distribution ofTrypanosoma cruzi in macrophages from resistant and susceptible strains of mice

  • I. L. Pécora
  • G. A. dos Reis
  • M. A. Barcinski
  • D. D. Dorigo


The frequency distribution ofTrypanosoma cruzi inside macrophages from normal of chronically infected resistant and susceptible mice obeys a negative binomial type of distribution. This implies that an “aggregating mechanism” operates inT. cruzi: macrophage interaction.


Frequency Distribution Susceptible Strain Susceptible Mouse Binomial Type Macrophage Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. L. Pécora
    • 1
  • G. A. dos Reis
    • 1
  • M. A. Barcinski
    • 1
  • D. D. Dorigo
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biophysics and Institute of MathematicsFederal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro(Brazil)

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