Author(s): Emilio Jirillo and Olga Brandonisio
DOI: 10.2174/97816080514891100101eISBN: 978-1-60805-148-9, 2010ISBN: 978-1-60805-678-1ISSN: 2543-215X (Print)ISSN: 1879-744X (Online)
Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, EBSCO, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory.
This Ebook provides an interesting and up-to-date overview of Parasite Immunology in terms of a survival battle between hosts and parasites, describing firstly how parasites interact with different B cell compartments and trigger a vigorous antibody response. An Interesting chapter deals with new insights into immune diagnosis in Trypanosoma cruzi infection, while another chapter on malaria vaccines critically reviews their development since the beginning, examining the basis for failures or successes encountered in clinical trials. Chapters on immunological aspects of amoebiasis, giardiasis, toxoplasmosis and leishmaniasis in humans are written by top researchers in the world working in this field. This Ebook should prove to be of interest to researchers and students wishing to familiarize themselves with the latest developments in this field. Therefore, this Ebook is considered essential for all researchers involved in Infectious Diseases, Parasitology, Microbiology, Immunology, and Vaccine design and discovery.
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