Definitive Host

Known as: Primary Host 
The host in which a parasite spends the sexual stage of its life cycle.
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2014
Review
2014
A putative new species of Varestrongylus has been recently recognized in wild North American ungulates based on the ITS-2… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The recognition and elimination of tumours by T cells, a process termed cancer immunosurveillance, is effective against certain… (More)
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2005
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2005
Cell-mediated immunity (CMI) is key to defense against intracellular pathogens such as Chlamydia trachomatis and viruses that… (More)
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2004
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2004
Four captive-raised coyote pups consumed tissues from Neospora caninum-infected calves. Faeces were examined from 4 days before… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Protective immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis involves major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC-I)- and CD1… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Two mixed-breed littermate dogs were fed mouse brains containing tissue cysts of the NC-beef isolate of Neospora caninum. Both… (More)
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1999
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1999
CONTEXT Helicobacter pylori commonly infects humans; however, its mode of transmission remains unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine… (More)
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1998
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1998
Dogs were investigated to determine if they are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum. Four dogs were fed N. caninum tissue cysts… (More)
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1998
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1998
Recently, extensions of the range of Echinococcus multilocularis in Europe and North America and drastic increases in fox… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
It has previously been shown that the plasmid-encoded YopE protein of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is a virulence determinant. In… (More)
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