Volume 5 2002

The Filaria

ISBN: 978-1-4020-7038-9 (Print) 978-0-306-47661-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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    Pages 1-8

    Lymphatic Filarial Infections: An Introduction to the Filariae

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    Pages 9-19

    Vector-Parasite Interactions in Mosquito-Borne Filariasis

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    Pages 21-29

    Evolutionary Relationships Among Filarial Nematodes

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    Pages 31-42

    Filarial Genomics: Gene Discovery and Gene Expression

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    Pages 43-57

    The Epidemiology of Onchocerciasis and the Long Term Impact of Existing Control Strategies on this Infection

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    Pages 59-74

    The Epidemiology of Filariasis Control

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    Pages 75-86

    Host Factors, Parasite Factors, and External Factors Involved in the Pathogenesis of Filarial Infections

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    Pages 87-96

    Natural History of Human Filariasis — The Elusive Road

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    Pages 97-107

    In Utero Exposure to Filarial Antigens and Its Influence on Infection Outcomes

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    Pages 109-125

    Immune Effectors Important in Protective Resistance

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    Pages 127-142

    Immune Regulation and the Spectrum of Filarial Disease

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    Pages 143-153

    Wolbachia Bacterial Endosymbionts

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    Pages 155-165

    Approaches to the Control and Elimination of the Clinically Important Filarial Diseases

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    Pages 167-178

    Vaccines for Filarial Infections