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120 JID 2004:189 (1 January) Lamb et al. M A J O R A R T I C L E
 

Summary: 120 JID 2004:189 (1 January) Lamb et al.
M A J O R A R T I C L E
Most of the Response Elicited against Wolbachia
Surface Protein in Filarial Nematode Infection Is Due
to the Infective Larval Stage
Tracey J. Lamb,1
Laetitia Le Goff,1
Agnes Kurniawan,2
David B Guiliano,1
Katelyn Fenn,1
Mark L. Blaxter,1
Andrew F. Read,1
and Judith E. Allen1
1
Institute of Cell, Animal, and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2
Department of Parasitology, Faculty
of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Immune responses to the intracellular Wolbachia bacteria of filarial nematodes are thought to contribute to
the pathologic process of filarial infection. Here, we compare antibody responses of subjects living in an area
where lymphatic filariasis is endemic with antibody responses elicited in a murine model of filarial infection,

  

Source: Allen, Judith - School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Read, Andrew - Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics & Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology