Immunology and biochemistry of Hymenolepis diminuta.

  title={Immunology and biochemistry of Hymenolepis diminuta.},
  author={J Andreassen and E M Bennet-Jenkins and Chris Bryant},
  journal={Advances in parasitology},
This review is an account of modern research into the immunology and biochemistry of the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta. The first half of the review is devoted to the immunological responses of the host to the parasite. It describes the specific responses that occur when the host is exposed to a primary infection, and the changes that occur when further infections are superimposed on the primary one. The aquisition of immunity to the tapeworm and its persistence in the absence of the… CONTINUE READING
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