Identification of antigenic Sarcoptes scabiei proteins for use in a diagnostic test and of non-antigenic proteins that may be immunomodulatory.

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Morgan, Marjorie S.; Rider, S. Dean; Arlian, Larry G.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 11,issue 6 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005669, pmc: PMC5481144
  • Subject: Allergies | Cellular Stress Responses | Research Article | Infectious Diseases | Cell Processes | Clinical Medicine | Neglected Tropical Diseases | Immune Response | Proteins | Animals | Heat Shock Response | Immunology | Biology and Life Sciences | Scabies | Arthropoda | Recombinant Proteins | Chaperone Proteins | Ectoparasitic Infections | Tropical Diseases | Allergens | Sexually Transmitted Diseases | RC955-962 | Cell Biology | RA1-1270 | Serum Proteins | Public aspects of medicine | Clinical Immunology | Biochemistry | Mites | Organisms | Parasitic Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates
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Background Scabies, caused by the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, infects millions of humans, and many wild and domestic mammals. Scabies mites burrow in the lower stratum corneum of the epidermis of the skin and are the source of substances that are antigenic or modulate aspe... View more
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