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Immunomodulation and Chlamydia: Immunosuppression and the Protective Immune Response to C. Psittaci in Mice

  • Gerald I. Byrne
  • Lynne E. Guagliardi
  • Robin E. Huebner
  • Donna M. Paulnock
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 239)

Abstract

The main point of this presentation will be to describe the immunosuppressive events that accompany acquired protective immunity to Chlamydia psittaci in the mouse. As a prelude to the presentation and discussion of the experimental data, it is important to understand some aspects of the biology of chlamydiae, the diseases that these organisms cause and what is already known concerning immune responses to chlamydiae.

Keywords

Protective Immunity Mononuclear Phagocyte Chlamydial Infection Elementary Body Lepromatous Leprosy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald I. Byrne
    • 1
  • Lynne E. Guagliardi
    • 1
  • Robin E. Huebner
    • 1
  • Donna M. Paulnock
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of Wisconsin Medical SchoolMadisonUSA

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