Immunobiology of African Trypanosomes: Need of Alternative Interventions

@inproceedings{Baral2010ImmunobiologyOA,
  title={Immunobiology of African Trypanosomes: Need of Alternative Interventions},
  author={Toya Nath Baral},
  booktitle={Journal of biomedicine & biotechnology},
  year={2010}
}
Trypanosomiasis is one of the major parasitic diseases for which control is still far from reality. The vaccination approaches by using dominant surface proteins have not been successful, mainly due to antigenic variation of the parasite surface coat. On the other hand, the chemotherapeutic drugs in current use for the treatment of this disease are toxic and problems of resistance are increasing (see Kennedy (2004) and Legros et al. (2002)). Therefore, alternative approaches in both treatment… CONTINUE READING

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