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Parasite Immune Escape Mechanisms

  • W. M. Kemp
Part of the Comparative Pathobiology book series (CPATH, volume 8)

Abstract

In contemplating how best to present this topic I was faced with two approaches. One was to catalogue all the parasites about which we know something of immune escape and list the mechanisms associated with each. The other approach was to choose one parasite and to detail our knowledge of escape mechanisms in a more exhaustive way. I have elected to pursue the second approach so that the subject may be examined in depth and the complexities of the mechanisms more easily discerned.

Keywords

Adult Worm Immune Escape Schistosoma Mansoni Escape Mechanism Alternative Pathway Activation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Kemp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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