Intracellular parasite


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Intracellular parasite

An organism which can only feed and live within the cell of a different animal.
Mentioned in: Scrub Typhus
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canis which is an obligate intracellular parasite often infects white blood cells of mammals especially monocytes.
Regarding knowledge of the causative agent, only 65.8% identified Plasmodium as an intracellular parasite, with the remainder believing that it is a bacterium (24.6%) or virus (8.8%), and one student answered that malaria is a genetic disorder.
The present data definitively confirm the role of intrinsic IGF-I in intracellular parasite growth.
[2] It is an obligate intracellular parasite. The organism spreads throughout the body through the haematogenous and lymphatic route with the patient manifesting with a wide variety of signs and symptoms-high-grade fever, myalgia, eschar at the inoculation site, generalised lymphadenopathy and organomegaly.
gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite with felines serving as the definitive host.
major is an obligatory intracellular parasite and causative agent of Old World cutaneous Leishmaniasis.
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a small gram negative coccobacillus, which is an obligate intracellular parasite. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of the larva (chiggers) of a trombiculid mite which serves both as vector and reservoir (4).
It's pathogenesis is related to its ability to act as an intracellular parasite that resist phagocytosis.
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite, which is able to infect almost all warm-blooded animals.
Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular parasite that infects a variety of cell types from a wide range of mammals and birds throughout the world, including humans.
(3.) Vasanthakrishna Mundodi, Ashwini S Kucknoor and Lashitew Gedamu: Role of Leishmania chagasi amastigotecysteine protease in intracellular parasite survival: Studies by gene disruption and antisense mRNA inhibition.
The rationale behind this admixture of antigen plus BCG is based on the induction and consequent reinforcement of a persistent Th1-type response (8, 9), to effectively counteract the evasive nature of this intracellular parasite.

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