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NATURALLY ACQUIRED-IMMUNITY TO PLASMODIUM-FALCIPARUM

Abstract:

Malaria infections induce multiple humoral and cellular responses, most of which are probably not protective. This discussion of the epidemiology of acquired immunity to malaria will concentrate on two main areas: first, the relationship between parasitism and disease in endemic settings and the contraints placed on determining which responses are important in acquired protective immunity; second, the central importance of antigenic diversity in the host-parasite relationship. The emphasis th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
IMMUNOPARASITOLOGY TODAY-A COMBINED ISSUE OF IMMUNOLOGY TODAY AND PARASITOLOGY TODAY
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
A68-A71
Publication date:
1991-03-05
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ISSN:
0167-4919
URN:
uuid:530e9b43-8065-498e-a800-3196d40c31bd
Source identifiers:
43620
Local pid:
pubs:43620

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