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ELUCIDATING MECHANISMS FOR PERSISTENT INFECTION BY THE RELAPSING FEVER SPIROCHETE BORRELIA HERMSII
Relapsing fever is a tick-borne bacterial disease caused by a number of species in the genus Borrelia. Persistence is a key component of the lifecycle of relapsing fever Borrelia as it improves the chance for tick acquisition ...
THEILERIA PARVA: IMMUNOPATHOLOGY, CORRELATES OF PROTECTION, AND VACCINE DEVELOPMENT
East Coast Fever (ECF), caused by the apicomplexan parasite, Theileria parva, kills over a million cattle each year in sub-Saharan Africa. Cattle that develop ECF succumb to respiratory failure-induced pulmonary edema; ...
STRUCTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ANAPLASMA MARGINALE ANTIGENICALLY VARIANT MSP2 PROTEIN
Antigenic variation allows pathogens to escape host immune responses and establish persistent infection. Anaplasma marginale uses gene conversion from a genomic allelic repertoire to generate msp2 expression site variants. ...
THE MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF TICK PATHOGEN TRANSMISSION
Ticks vector numerous diseases important to livestock and humans and are often indispensable to the life cycle and continued existence of these agents. However, little is known about their biology and interactions with the ...
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