The kinetics of Theileria parva infection and lymphocyte transformation in vitro.

@article{Rocchi2006TheKO,
  title={The kinetics of Theileria parva infection and lymphocyte transformation in vitro.},
  author={Mara S L Rocchi and Keith Ballingall and Niall D Machugh and Declan J. McKeever},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={771-8}
}
Theileriaparva is an intracellular protozoan parasite that causes a fatal lymphoproliferative disease of cattle known as East Coast Fever. The parasite infects host lymphocytes causing their transformation and uncontrolled proliferation. Infiltration of major organs with parasitized lymphoblasts results in most cases in death within 3 weeks. Although both T… CONTINUE READING