Immunological aspects of Giardia infections

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Heyworth Martin F. (2014)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
  • Journal: Parasite, volume 21 (issn: 1776-1042, eissn: 1776-1042)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4209855, doi: 10.1051/parasite/2014056
  • Subject: Giardia intestinalis | NO | Review Article | RC109-216 | Giardiasis | Infectious and parasitic diseases
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases | fluids and secretions | digestive system diseases

Immunodeficiency, particularly antibody deficiency, predisposes to increased intensity and persistence of Giardia infections. Giardia-infected immunocompetent hosts produce serum and intestinal antibodies against Giardia trophozoites. The number of Giardia muris trophoz... View more
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