Tuberculosis pp 181-196 | Cite as

Immune Responses in Animal Models

  • I. M. Orme
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 215)


Animal models have made major contributions to our understanding of the nature of the immune response to tuberculosis. Although each of the most popular models tend to give us a different perspective of the disease process, the collective information gained has given us considerable insight into the basis of susceptibility and resistance to disease as well as the nature of both protective immunity and immunopathology.


Natural Killer Cell Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Infection Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Phagosomal Membrane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. M. Orme
    • 1
  1. 1.Mycobacteria Research Laboratories, Department of MicrobiologyColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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