Effective and Ineffective Immune Responses to Parasites: Evidence from Experimental Models

  • J. H. L. Playfair
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 80)


Unambitious as it may seem to us, the parasitic way of life is an ancient and respectable one, harmful to the host in only a small fraction of cases.


Antibody Response Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Soluble Antigen Plasmodium Berghei Live Infection 
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  • J. H. L. Playfair
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  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyArthur Stanley House, The Middlesex Medical SchoolLondonEngland

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