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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 The musculoskeletal manifestations of Lyme disease (infection with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia burgdorferi</i>).

This chapter is divided into 3 sections. The first section describes the musculoskeletal consequences of Lyme disease, including: arthralgia, migratory polyarthralgia and myalgias; monoarthritis and oligoarthritis; patellofemoral joint dysfunction; persisting musculoskeletal pain after antibiotic...

Author(s)
Sigal, L. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pathology and pathogenesis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection.

This book chapter discusses the pathology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle and other animal species (sheep and goats, South American camelids, Eurasian badgers, cervids, wild boar, African buffalo and lechwe, Brushtail possum) and the main aspects of the pathogenesis of the immune...

Author(s)
Salguero, F. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis.

This book chapter discusses the components of the innate immune response involved in Mycobacterium bovis infection such as pathogen recognition receptors (PRRs); cells of the innate immune system; inflammasomes; and autophagy and apoptosis process. The importance of innate immunity in natural...

Author(s)
Carrisoza-Urbina, J.; Zhou XiangMei; Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biomarkers in the diagnosis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> complex infections.

In this chapter, the role of biomarkers in the detection of aetiological agent of tuberculosis in cattle and man was discussed and focused on the recent advances in genomics and proteomics that helped improved our understanding of biomarkers. Discovery of novel biomarkers is essential for...

Author(s)
Wanzala, S. I.; Srinand Sreevatsan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vaccination of domestic and wild animals against tuberculosis.

The focus of this chapter is to provide an update on the progress in vaccination of tuberculosis (TB) in domestic (goats and cattle) and wild animals (badgers, ferrets, white-tailed deer, Sus scrofa, African buffaloes, and common brushtail possum).

Author(s)
Buddle, B. M.; Parlane, N. A.; Chambers, M. A.; Gortázar, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mechanisms of resistance to cyst nematodes.

This chapter focuses on the mechanisms involved in cyst nematode resistance by addressing molecular aspects involved in basal and host-specific immune responses to cyst nematodes, evolutionary and quantitative aspects of host-specific resistance to cyst nematodes, the transcriptional reprogramming...

Author(s)
Goverse, A.; Smant, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arginase and microbial pathogenesis in the lungs.

Strict regulation of pulmonary capillary barrier integrity is crucial for preventing capillary leak and ensuring optimal gaseous exchange at the alveolar-capillary interface. Bacterial infection of the lungs, as can be seen during severe pneumonia, can dramatically impair lung barrier function and...

Author(s)
Lucas, M. J. R.; Caldwell, R. W.; Fulton, D.; Chakraborty, T.; Lucas, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arginine and methionine as precursors of polyamines in trypanosomatids.

Trypanosomatids are protist parasites that are responsible for some serious diseases all over the world, mostly in developing countries, but also in countries of the northern shore of the Mediterranean Basin. Trypanosoma and Leishmania spp. infect millions of people every year and have become a...

Author(s)
Pérez-Pertejo, Y.; Morán, J. M.; Fouce, R. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter

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