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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It is an obligate intracellular parasite that infects canine monocyte, granulocyte and platelets.
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a small gram negative coccobacillus, which is an obligate intracellular parasite.
It's pathogenesis is related to its ability to act as an intracellular parasite that resist phagocytosis.
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.
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.
Leishmaniases refers to a number of diseases caused by the intracellular parasite Leishmania [1].
Apoptotic mimicry by an obligate intracellular parasite downregulates macrophage microbicidal activity.
AoThere are currently no vaccines against leishmaniasis; thatAAEs the bottom line, but thereAAEs a lot of research,Ao said Sacks, chief of the NIHAAEs Intracellular Parasite Biology Section.
Pathologic and clinical findings in patients with cyclosporiasis and a description of intracellular parasite life-cycle stages.
5%) terrapins were negative for Hemogregarines, a common intracellular parasite of turtle red blood cells (RBC) (Siddall & Dessler, 1993).
In 1980, an obligate intracellular parasite known as Cryptosporidium parvum emerged worldwide as a common cause of acute self-limiting gastroenteritis in otherwise healthy subjects and severe life threatening infection in severely immunocompromised especially those with AIDS.

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