Chapter 8. Influence of the Spleen on the Expression of Surface Antigens on Parasitized Erythrocytes

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. John W. Barnwell,
  2. Russell J. Howard and
  3. Louis H. Miller

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715444.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell

Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell

How to Cite

Barnwell, J. W., Howard, R. J. and Miller, L. H. (1983) Influence of the Spleen on the Expression of Surface Antigens on Parasitized Erythrocytes, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715444.ch8

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md 20205, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796580

Online ISBN: 9780470715444

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Keywords:

  • spleen;
  • surface antigens;
  • parasitized erythrocytes;
  • host immunity;
  • infected rhesus monkeys

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Splenectomy and Erythrocyte Surface Antigen Expression in P. Knowlesi Malaria

  • Altered Expression of Variant Antigen is Phenotypic

  • Antigenic Variation in P. Knowlesi and the Spleen

  • Surface Antigen Expression in P. Falciparum Malaria

  • The Spleen As a Modulator of Parasite Antigen Expression

  • Surface Antigen Expression, Virulence and the Spleen

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References