Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Immunosuppression

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1593

Reduction of the activity of the immune system, e.g., due to HIV-infection, constant uptake of cortisone or co-infection with several parasites leads to the abnomal reproduction of some parasites.  Opportunistic Agents.

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