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Antigenic Variations in Infectious Diseases (Society for General Microbiology Special Publications)

Antigenic Variations in Infectious Diseases (Society for General Microbiology Special Publications)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Medical / Infectious Diseases,
  • Immunology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsT. H. Birkbeck (Editor), C. W. Penn (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11575673M
    ISBN 100947946993
    ISBN 109780947946999

    Emerging Infectious Diseases. ;6(5) These pathogens use antigenic variation to prolong their circulation in the blood and thus increase the likelihood of transmission. By convergent evolution, bacterial and protozoal vector-borne pathogens have acquired similar genetic mechanisms for successful antigenic variation. Books and Media. The problems that end each chapter set the challenge for future research, and the text includes extensive discussion of HIV, influenza, foot-and-mouth disease, and many other pathogens. This is the only book that treats in an integrated way all factors affecting variation in infectious disease.

    Measles is an acute viral infectious disease. References to measles can be found from as early as the 7th century. The. disease was described by the Persian physician Rhazes in the 10th century as “more to be dreaded than smallpox.” In , Peter Panum described the incubation period of measles and lifelong immunity after recovery from the.   Branded Books; About. About Clinical Infectious Diseases; Reviews of Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue Supplement Audio; Supplementary Data; Cite. Cite. R. Crainic, B. Blondel, F. Horaud, Antigenic Variation of Poliovirus Studied by Means of Monoclonal Antibodies, Reviews of Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue Supplement_2, May-June Cited by: 6.

      The details of antigenic variation differ, but some features are the same, for example, the use of multiphasic antigenic variation or a change among at least three variable antigens rather than alternating between two. At least and sometimes many more--variants or serotypes may be expressed during a single infection. Mechanisms of Antigenic Variation. Chapter 17Diarrheal Diseases. Specific Enteropathogens. Relationship of Nutrition with Infectious Diseases. Chapter 12Emerging and New Infectious Diseases. Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Theory and .


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For parasites Antigenic Variations in Infectious Diseases book produce antigenic variants within hosts, the infection continues until the host controls all variants, raises an immune response against a nonvarying epitope, or clears the parasite by non-specific defenses.

Antigenic variation can extend the total time before clearance (Moxon et al. ; Deitsch et al. ; Fussenegger ). Extended infection benefits the Author: Steven A Frank.

Antigenic variation is a major method by which microbes evade the immune response, and persist in the body. The broad scope of the book appeals to all those working in the field of infectious disease, immunology of infection, pathogenesis, molecular biology and also to evolutionary Edition: 1.

Preface; Contributors; Abbreviations; Antigenic variation in the parasitic protozoa; Antigenic variation in Hong Kong influenza virus haemaglutinins; Antigenic variations in the lentiviruses that cause visna-maedi in sheep and arthritis-encephalitis in goats; Antigenic variation during persistent infections by equine infectious anaemia virus; The genetic basis of phase and antigenic variation in bacteria; Gonococcal antigenic variation and pathogenesis; Fimbrial variation.

This book that treats in an integrated way all factors affecting variation in infectious disease. It is a superb teaching tool and a rich source of ideas for new and experienced researchers. Topics covered includes: Vertebrate Immunity, Benefits of Antigenic Variation.

The hemagglutinin (HA) is a major influenza virus antigen, which, once recognized by antibodies and substitutions in HA genes, helps virus in escaping the human immune response. It is therefore critical to perform genetic and phylogenetic analysis of HA in circulating influenza viruses.

We performed phylogenetic and genetic analysis of isolates from Ukraine, the vaccine Author: Oksana Zolotarova, Iryna Budzanivska, Liudmyla Leibenko, Larysa Radchenko, Alla Mironenko.

The pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1)pdm09 emerged in the human population in the spring of and caused a serious pandemic [].The emergence of a new highly virulent virus in the human population can cause pandemics, thus, it is important to conduct epidemiological, genetic and antigenic analyses [].The variability of influenza viruses is caused by changes in the Author: Oksana Zolotarova, Iryna Budzanivska, Liudmyla Leibenko, Larysa Radchenko, Alla Mironenko.

Variations in the Replication and Antigenic Properties of Human Herpesvirus 6 Strains Linda S. Wyatt From the Laboratory of Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of HealthCited by: Antigenic variation is a process by which many infectious agents, including some pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites, evade the defense responses of the vertebrate immune system.

A major component of the immune system is the generation of a specific group of proteins, called antibodies, that attack invading pathogens by recognizing and binding to. Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease. This book that treats in an integrated way all factors affecting variation in infectious disease.

It is a superb teaching tool and a rich source of ideas for new and experienced researchers. Topics covered includes: Vertebrate Immunity, Benefits of Antigenic Variation, Molecular Processes.

Antigenic variation of African trypanosomes results from the periodic activation of a single new variant cell surface glycoprotein (VSG) gene out of a repertoire of about a VSG genes.

True antigenic variation, however, arises in a single clone or genotype in a single host and "involves the loss, gain, or change in a particular antigenic group, usually by loss, gain, or change in one of the polypeptide or polysaccharide antigens " (3). In most cases, this change is reversible, i.e.

Antigenic variation or antigenic alteration refers to the mechanism by which an infectious agent such as a protozoan, bacterium or virus alters the proteins or carbohydrates on its surface and thus avoids a host immune response. It is related to phase variation.

Antigenic variation not only enables the pathogen to avoid the immune response in its current host, but also allows re-infection of previously infected. Single-step antigenic mutants, derived experimentally from the strain A/NT60/68 (H3N2), have been used to study the chemistry of antigenic variation within the present subtype of influenza A virus.

These mutants mimic the antigenic drift of field Cited by: 2. Lyme Disease Antigenic Variation Borrelia Burgdorferi Major Outer Membrane Protein Lyme Arthritis These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm : Alan G. Barbour. Infectious Disease STEVEN A. FRANK Princeton University Press Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease. Princeton University Press. This PDF is a trial version of the book.

If you intend to read and use the book, you should buy a copy at: of parasite molecules to their evolutionary change and to the antigenic variation in Cited by: Infectious diseases may be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, or protozoan pathogens and may or may not be contagious.

Some infectious diseases are prolonged as a result of reactivation of the immune system through antigenic variation. In some cases the pathogen may continue this process until it overwhelms and exhausts the immune system.

The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical : Steven A. Frank. They are: Contemporary Concepts of Antigenic Variation; Antigenic Variation in the Influenza Viruses; Mechanisms of Escape of Visna Lentiviruses from Immunological Control; A Review of Antigenic Variation by the Equine Infectious Anemia Virus; Biologic and Molecular Variations in AIDS Retrovirus Isolates; Rabies Virus Infection: Genetic Mutations and the Impact on Viral Pathogenicity and Immunity; Immunobiology of Relapsing Fever; Antigenic Variation in African Trypanosomes; Antigenic.

The Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases is organized into five parts. The first part examines current threats such as AIDS, malaria, SARS, and influenza. The second part addresses the evolution of pathogens and the relationship between human genetic diversity and the spread of infectious diseases.

Antigenic variation within an infectious disease agent population presents many problems for the development of an efficacious vaccine.

HIV is a clear example of a pathogen with high genetic variation both within and between by: 3. Antigenic variation in infectious diseases edited by T. H. Birkbeck and C. W. Penn, IRL Press, £/$ (hbk) /sP/$ (pbk) (x + pages) ISBN 0 99 3Author: P. Borst.Hide and seek antigenic variation in infectious diseases edited by T.

H. Birbeck and C. W. Penn, IRL Press, £/$ (x + pages) ISBN 1 1Cited by: 1.This chapter provides examples of antigenic variation that meet three criteria. (i) There is evidence that variation is mainly for avoidance of the host’s immune response or niche selection, i.e., adaptation to different microenvironments in the host, or both.

(ii) The variation is multiphasic rather than biphasic. In other words, the repertoire of variable antigens is at least by: 7.