Studies on the Local Skin Reaction Against African Trypanosomes

Scott, Alan John (1986) Studies on the Local Skin Reaction Against African Trypanosomes. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis contains the results of an investigation into the immunological events involved in the production of a local skin reaction by rabbits in response to intradermal challenge with Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. An antigenically defined model system is described which utilises cloned, monomorphic lines of trypanosomes stably expressing a single VAT. Intradermal injection of such trypanosomes into rabbits induced the formation of chancres morphologically indistinguishable from those induced by cyclically transmitted trypanosomes. The injection of 10.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine, Immunology, Parasitology
Date of Award: 1986
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1986-77405
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:09
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:09
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77405

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