Title

Innate immune responses to Encephalitozoon species infections

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2009

Abstract

Microsporidia are obligate intracellular, eukaryotic fungi, which have gained recognition as opportunistic parasites in immunocompromised patients. Resistance to lethal microsporidia infections requires a Th1 immune response; how this protection is initiated against Encephalitozoon species is the focus of this review article.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Microbes and Infection

First Page

905

Last Page

911

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