Parasite immune escape: new views into host-parasite interactions.
For parasites of humans and animals that rely on vectors or on sexual contact for transmission, it is particularly important that infection does not to terminate before the occurrence of the crucial event that completes its lifecycle (e.g. another mosquito bite). For chronic infection to occur, it is essential that the parasite avoids clearance by the host immune system. Much progress has been made in elucidating the immunological interactions and the molecular mechanisms involved in the proc...Expand abstract
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