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Sex hormones and regulation of host responses against parasites

Alexander, J. and Irving, K. and Snider, H. and Satoskar, A. (2010) Sex hormones and regulation of host responses against parasites. In: Sex Hormones and Immunity to Infection. Springer, pp. 147-186. ISBN 978-3-642-02154-1

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Abstract

This chapter discusses sex hormones and regulation of host responses against parasites. It is part of a collection which brings insight to the treatment and management of infectious diseases; and delineates areas where knowledge is lacking and highlights future avenues of research.