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Pathogenic spirochetes: strategies for evasion of host immunity and persistence.

Publisher: NEW YORK SPRINGER 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book explores the mechanisms by which Spirochetal pathogens persist in a healthy immune-competent host, including the direct and indirect suppression of host immune signals, phase and antigenic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: MONICA E. EMBERS.
ISBN: 9781461454038 1461454034
OCLC Number: 829425046
Description: 265 pages
Contents: Treponema pallidum.- Immunoseclusion and Chronic Infection.- Treponema Denticola.- Borrelial Complement-binding Proteins.- Treponema Pallidum Repeat (tpr) Genes and Antigenic Variation.- Antigenic Variation of V1sE by Borrelia Burgdorferi.- Modulation of Cytokine Signaling by Borrelia Burgdorferi.- Leptospira: Invasion, Pathogenesis and Persistence.- Immune Resistance by Relapsing Fever Spirochetes.- Neuroborreliosis Caused by Borrelia Burgdorferi: Possible Role of Glial Cells.- Antibiotic Resistance in Treponema Pallidum subsp. Pallidum, the Syphilis Agent.- Borrelia Burgdorferi Persistence Post-Antibiotic Treatment.
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