Adaptive immunity and genetics of the host immune response

Roberts, Craig and Gazzinelli, Riccardo and Khan, Imtiaz and Nowakowska, D and McLeod, Rima (2007) Adaptive immunity and genetics of the host immune response. In: Toxoplasma gondii. Academic Press, pp. 609-720. ISBN 9780123695420

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Abstract

This chapter covers various topics of adaptive immunity genetics including: mouse genetic studies, Studies in humans concerning genes that confer resistance or susceptibility and use of murine models with human transgenes, Influence of parasite strain in immune response and disease, Immunological control in humans and Pregnancy and congenital disease