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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borreliella</i>: interactions with the host immune system.

This chapter briefly reviews the interaction of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bb) with the host immune system, and provides an update regarding how this relates to newer humoral and cellular diagnostic assays. Bb has complex interactions with its host, allowing it to evade detection and...

Author(s)
Sperber, K.; Dattwyler, R. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pili of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus pyogenes</i>.

Streptococcus pyogenes, also called group A streptococcus (GAS), is one of the most common human pathogens. Although different GAS strains encode serologically different types of pili, and their structure and assembly differs, all GAS strains have their proteins necessary for synthesis and assembly ...

Author(s)
Scott, J. R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642550)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure, function and synthesis of surface polysaccharides in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i>.

This chapter discusses the chemical structure, biological function, biosynthesis and genetics of the surface polysaccharides found on the surface of Salmonella spp.

Author(s)
Rycroft, A. N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia</i>: biology of the organism.

This chapter focuses on the biology of Borrelia, emphasizing the bacterial components required for infection and the interaction with the immune system. It presents an overview of the history of Lyme disease and describes the taxonomy, life cycle, cultivation, preferred anatomical locations, genome ...

Author(s)
Toledo, A.; Benach, J. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Proteome and antigens of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i>.

This chapter discusses the proteome and antigen analysis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis using various whole cell preparations and fractionated components.

Author(s)
Bannantine, J. P.; Paustian, M. L.; Kapur, V.; Eda, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lipopolysaccharides of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Helicobacter pylori</i>: importance in gastric adaptation and pathogenesis.

This chapter discusses how the structure and properties of Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharides (LPS) are adapted and modelled to fit the environmental niche of this bacterium and the pathogenic consequences of these structures, focusing on the lipid A moiety and O-antigen of this molecule. The...

Author(s)
Moran, A. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935948)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antigenic analysis of mycoplasmas.

The study was conducted to determine the immunogenicity of Mycoplasma mycoides SC to identify specific and immunodominant antigens which could be applied to confirmatory diagnostic testing. A common immunological pattern consisting of five immunodominant antigens with apparent molecular weights of...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book
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Cover for The identification of corynetoxin-like tunicaminyluracil-glycolipids from nematode galls in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Festuca nigrescens</i> from North America and New Zealand.

Nematode seed galls from Festuca nigrescens obtained from New Zealand and USA were examined using an ELISA for the presence of an antigen derived from the corynetoxin (CT)-producing bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus. Since the galls from New Zealand were only weakly positive, and those from USA were ...

Author(s)
Anderton, N.; Beales, K. A.; Cao, Y.; Colegate, S. M.; Edgar, J. A.; Michalewicz, A.; Riley, I. T.; Stewart, P. L.; Than, K. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enteric immunity and gut health.

To be able to predict the short- and long-term effects of weaning, the following chapter elaborates on the functions of the mucosal immune system and the effect of feed and bacterial antigens on these functions. The discussion focuses on aspects of mucosal tolerance, development of the mucosal...

Author(s)
Bailey, M.; Vega-Lopez, M. A.; Rothkötter, H. J.; Haverson, K.; Bland, P. W.; Miller, B. G.; Stokes, C. R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995322)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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