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  • Vishvanath Nene, Henry K. Kiara, A. M. Lacasta, Roger Pelle, Nicholas Svitek, Lucilla Steinaa
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ticks and tick-borne diseases
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 June 2016)
  • Tremendous progress has been made over the last ten years on East Coast fever (ECF) research. Publication of a reference genome sequence of Theileria parva, the causative agent of ECF, has led to aContinue Reading
  • Nicholas Svitek, Andreas Martin Hansen, +5 authors Vishvanath Nene
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary Research
  • 2014 (First Publication: 28 April 2014)
  • Peptide-major histocompatibility complex (p-MHC) class I tetramer complexes have facilitated the early detection and functional characterisation of epitope specific CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytesContinue Reading
  • Lucilla Steinaa, Rosemary M Saya, Elias Awino, Philip Toye
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary immunology and immunopathology
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 February 2012)
  • The protozoan parasite Theileria parva causes a usually fatal disease in cattle, known as East Coast fever. Cattle can be vaccinated by injecting live parasites simultaneously with long actingContinue Reading
  • Isaiah Obara, Morten Nielsen, +9 authors Richard P Bishop
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Immunogenetics
  • 2016 (First Publication: 6 February 2016)
  • There is strong evidence that the immunity induced by live vaccination for control of the protozoan parasite Theileria parva is mediated by class I MHC-restricted CD8+ T cells directed against theContinue Reading
  • Nicholas Svitek, Benjamin M. Nzau, Lucilla Steinaa, Vish Nene
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tissue antigens
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 April 2015)
  • We have developed a polymerase chain reaction-sequence-specific primers-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-SSP-RFLP) method to rapidly differentiate between the A18 and A18 variant (v)Continue Reading
  • Nicholas Svitek, Elias Awino, Vish Nene, Lucilla Steinaa
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary immunology and immunopathology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 15 September 2015)
  • We have recently shown that the BoLA-A18 variant haplotype (BoLA-6*01302) is more prevalent than the BoLA-A18 haplotype (BoLA-6*01301) in a sample of Holstein/Friesian cattle in Kenya. These MHCContinue Reading