DVM - Texas A&M University
Selected recent publications/communications:
TM Lasco, L Cassone, H Kamohara, T Yoshimura, DN McMurray. Evaluating the role of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in experimental pulmonary tuberculosis in the guinea pig.
Tuberculosis (2005) 85, p. 245-258.
SS Allen, L Cassone, TM Lasco, DN McMurray. Effect of Neutralizing Transforming Growth Factor B1 on the Immune Response against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Guinea
Pigs. Infection and Immunity, Mar 2004, p. 1358-1363.
TM Lasco, OC Turner, L Cassone, I Sugawara, H Yamada, DN McMurray, IM Orme. Rapid Accumulation of Eosinophils in Lung Lesions in Guinea Pigs Infected with
Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (Infection and Immunity. Feb. 2004, p 1147-1149).
TM Lasco, T Yamamoto, T Yoshimura, L Cassone, DN McMurray. Effect of Mycobacterium bovis BCG αvaccination on mycobacterial-specific cellular proliferation and TNF-
production from distinct guinea pig leukocyte populations. (Infection and Immunity, Dec. 2003, p. 7035-7042).
Cassone L, Phalen D (2001) Differences in Mycobacterial and Parasitic Infections observed among three groups of co-housed doves (Streptopelia risoria,
Geopelia cuneata). Vet Pathol 38:5.