Adoptive transfer of CD8+ T cells from immune animals does not transfer immunity to blood stage Plasmodium yoelii malaria.

@article{Vinetz1990AdoptiveTO,
  title={Adoptive transfer of CD8+ T cells from immune animals does not transfer immunity to blood stage Plasmodium yoelii malaria.},
  author={Joseph M Vinetz and S. Kiran Kumar and Michael F Good and B. J. Fowlkes and Jay A Berzofsky and Louis H. Miller},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  year={1990},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={1069-74}
}
The malaria parasite, Plasmodium yoelii 17X, causes a self-limited, nonlethal infection characterized, in the blood stage, by preferential invasion of reticulocytes. Previous studies have suggested that immunity to the blood stage infection may be related to enhanced levels of class I MHC Ag on the parasitized reticulocyte surface and can be adoptively… CONTINUE READING