Editor: Emilio Jirillo

Immune Response to Parasitic Infections: Protozoa

Volume 1

eBook: US $79 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $158
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $316
ISSN: 2543-215X (Print)
ISSN: 1879-744X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-678-1 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-148-9 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2010
DOI: 10.2174/97816080514891100101


This Ebook provides an interesting and up-to-date overview of Parasite Immunology in terms of a survival battle between hosts and parasites, describing firstly how parasites interact with different B cell compartments and trigger a vigorous antibody response. An Interesting chapter deals with new insights into immune diagnosis in Trypanosoma cruzi infection, while another chapter on malaria vaccines critically reviews their development since the beginning, examining the basis for failures or successes encountered in clinical trials. Chapters on immunological aspects of amoebiasis, giardiasis, toxoplasmosis and leishmaniasis in humans are written by top researchers in the world working in this field. This Ebook should prove to be of interest to researchers and students wishing to familiarize themselves with the latest developments in this field. Therefore, this Ebook is considered essential for all researchers involved in Infectious Diseases, Parasitology, Microbiology, Immunology, and Vaccine design and discovery.

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- Pp. i-iii (3)
Jacques Mauel
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- Pp. iv-viii (5)
Olga Brandonisio, Emilio Jirillo
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- Pp. ix-xi (3)
Olga Brandonisio, Emilio Jirillo
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B Cell Response to Parasite Infections: A Survival Battle Between Hosts and Parasites

- Pp. 1-9 (9)
Carolina L Montes, Daniela A Bermejo, Maria C Amezcua Vesely, Eva V Acosta Rodriguez, Adriana Gruppi
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Excreted/Secreted Antigens in the Diagnosis of Chagas' Disease

- Pp. 10-20 (11)
Clotilde Marin, Manuel Sanchez-Moreno
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Malaria Vaccine Development: 20 Years of Hopes, Hypes and Limited Achievements

- Pp. 21-42 (22)
Antonio Verdini, Sope Olugbile, Giampietro Corradin, Richard Pink
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Progress Toward the Development of a Plasmodium Vivax Malaria Vaccine

- Pp. 43-54 (12)
Socrates Herrera, Myriam Arevalo-Herrera
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Entamoeba histolytica: Host Defense and Immune Responses

- Pp. 55-77 (23)
Leanne Mortimer, Kris Chadee
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Immunity to Giardiasis

- Pp. 78-97 (20)
Aleksander Keselman, Steven M. Singer
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Toll-Like Receptors and their Role in Host Resistance to Toxoplasma gondii

- Pp. 98-108 (11)
Felix Yarovinsky
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Manipulation of Host-Cell Apoptosis during Infection with Toxoplasma gondii

- Pp. 109-122 (14)
Yoshifumi Nishikawa
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Presentation of Skin-Derived Leishmania Antigen by Dendritic Cell Subtypes

- Pp. 123-136 (14)
Uwe Ritter
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Subversion of Host Cell Signalling by Leishmania: Role of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

- Pp. 137-164 (28)
Issa Abu-Dayyeh, Martin Olivier
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Immune Responses to Leishmania guyanensis Infection in Humans and Animal Models

- Pp. 165-176 (12)
Catherine Ronet, Annette Ives, Eliane Bourreau, Nicolas Fasel, Pascal Launois, Slavica Masina
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- Pp. 177-180 (4)
Emilio Jirillo
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