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Developments in malaria immunology

WHO Scientific Group on Developments in Malaria Immunology.

Developments in malaria immunology

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malaria -- Immunological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport of a WHO Scientific Group.
    SeriesWorld Health Organization. Technical report series -- no. 579, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- no. 579.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. ;
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22386403M
    ISBN 109241205792

      With increasing malaria control and goals of malaria elimination, many endemic areas are transitioning from high-to-low-to-no malaria transmission. Reductions in transmission will impact on the development of naturally acquired immunity to malaria, which develops after repeated exposure to Plasmodium by: The purpose of this book is to analyze and determine how a host responds to a blood stage malaria infection. It focuses on strategies for anti-malarial vaccination, genetic control of host resistance to malaria, and the contribution of the host genetic background to resistance or susceptibility to malaria. This book is an important reference work for anyone who studies the field of. Transmission-blocking vaccines (TBVs) utilize Plasmodium sexual stage proteins to induce antibodies that prevent parasites from infecting blood-fed mosquitoes. This type of vaccine, which can be considered a “vaccine of solidarity,” reduces Plasmodium infections within communities without conferring direct protective immunity to the vaccine by: 5.


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