The Immune Response to Virus Infection

  • A. A. Nash
  • J. G. P. Sissons
Part of the Immunology and Medicine Series book series (IMME, volume 25)


Viruses are obligate intracellular pathogens and the capacity to resist them is critically important to all multicellular organisms. This requirement to resist intracellular pathogens has been a particular force in the evolution of the vertebrate immune system: equally the study of the immune response to viruses has led to many advances in understanding basic mechanisms of the immune response.


West Nile Virus Adoptive Transfer Measle Virus Equine Infectious Anaemia Virus Obligate Intracellular Pathogen 
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