Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Acquired Immunity

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_47-2

Infections with some parasites (e.g., Balantidium coli, Plasmodium species, Schistosoma species, Trichomonas species) may induce immunity so that reinfection remains less severe.


Plasmodium Species Schistosoma Species Balantidium Coli 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und Parasitologie Universitätsstraße 1DüsseldorfGermany