2012

The Pathogenic Spirochetes: strategies for evasion of host immunity and persistence

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5403-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-5404-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Invasion and Dissemination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Treponema pallidum Dissemination; Facilitating Immune Evasion and Bacterial Persistence

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-39

      Immunoseclusion and Chronic Infection by Borrelia burgdorferi

  3. Immune Evasion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 43-62

      Treponema denticola: FhbB, Dentilisin, Complement Evasion and the Paradox of Factor H Cleavage

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-88

      Borrelial Complement-Binding Proteins

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 89-111

      Treponema pallidum Repeat (tpr) Genes and Antigenic Variation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 113-123

      Antigenic Variation of VlsE in Borrelia burgdorferi

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 125-141

      Modulation of Cytokine Signaling by B. burgdorferi

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 143-172

      Leptospira: Invasion, Pathogenesis and Persistence

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 173-191

      Immune Resistance by Relapsing Fever Spirochetes

  4. Persistence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-212

      Neuroborreliosis Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi: Possible Role of Glial Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 213-228

      Antibiotic Resistance in Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum, the Syphilis Agent

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      Pages 229-257

      Borrelia burgdorferi Persistence Post-antibiotic Treatment

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 259-265