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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 Diagnostic testing for Lyme disease.

This chapter describes the 2-tiered serological approach for the diagnosis of Lyme disease, and provides guidelines for interpreting the results of this approach, with focus on false negative and false positive results. Other diagnostic approaches, such as polymerase chain reaction and culture...

Author(s)
Auwaerter, P. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease: the great controversy.

This chapter traces the origin of the clinical condition termed 'chronic Lyme disease' (CLD) and explores the various medical, political, and legal issues it has brought. It also provides a detailed examination of some of the key myths that together reinforced the recognition of CLD as a diagnosis. ...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.; Baker, P.; Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical applications of phage display.

Since its initial description over 20 years ago, phage display technology has been used to understand complex biological signalling pathways, to study protein-protein interactions, and to develop diagnostic and therapeutic agents important to human health. This chapter provides a description of the ...

Author(s)
Siegel, D. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Salmonid alphaviruses.

This chapter presents a review of salmonid alphavirus, covering all known information on this group of economically important viruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Graham, D. A.; McLoughlin, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advances in diagnosis: is microscopy still the benchmark?

Despite advances in the biomedical sciences, leading to developments in laboratory diagnostics, examination (usually of faeces) by microscopy remains the keystone of laboratory diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis. In Europe, standard methods include the direct examination of wet...

Author(s)
Chalmers, R. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic limitations and future trends in the serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.

This chapter briefly discusses the transmission, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of human toxocariasis caused by Toxocara canis and T. cati. The global seroprevalence of human toxocariasis and the immune response to larval burdens are described. The immunodiagnosis of the disease and the...

Author(s)
Smith, H.; Noordin, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930264)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taenia solium</i>: a historical note.

Author(s)
Wadia, N. H.; Gagandeep Singh
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996280)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taenia solium</i> cysticercosis: immunodiagnosis of neurocysticercosis and taeniasis.

Author(s)
Wilkins, P. P.; Wilson, M.; Allan, J. C.; Tsang, V. C. W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996280)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immunodiagnosis in solitary Cysticercus granulomas.

Author(s)
Anna Oommen
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996280)
Type
Book chapter

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