Immunity to Protozoa

Abstract

Protozoan parasites that enter their host are often able to survive and multiply since they are adapted to the host's immune system.

Keywords: B cells; T cells; antibodies; antigenic variation; autoimmunity

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Röllinghoff, Martin, Bogdan, Christian, Gessner, André, and Lohoff, Michael(Apr 2001) Immunity to Protozoa. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000483]