Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Protective immune mechanisms against Theileria parva: evolution of vaccine development strategies.

Abstract

The immune mechanisms provoked by Theileria parva are summarized with regard to their role in both pathogenesis and protection. The influence of genomic polymorphism in parasite and host on the development of immunity is discussed, together with the evolution of current vaccine development strategies as a result of immunological research on the disease.