Immunological control of Toxoplasma gondii and appropriate vaccine design

J Alexander, H Jebbari, H Bluethmann, A Satoskar, C W Roberts

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Toxoplasma gondii, by all conceivable ecological and epidemiological measurements and analysis, has to be regarded as an extremely successful parasite. It has been found in high incidence in most warm blooded vertebrates and has a generally global distribution. Approximately 30% of the world’s human population is infected, although the prevelance varies markedly from country to country
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationToxoplasma gondii
EditorsUwe Gross
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9783642510168
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Publication series

NameCurrent Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
ISSN (Print)0070-217X



  • murine peritoneal-macrophages
  • cell-mediated-immunity
  • necrosis-factor-alpha
  • CD8+ T-cells
  • IFN-gamma
  • interferon-gamma
  • lymphocytes-T
  • messenger-RNA
  • intracellular parasites
  • temporal differences

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Alexander, J., Jebbari, H., Bluethmann, H., Satoskar, A., & Roberts, C. W. (1996). Immunological control of Toxoplasma gondii and appropriate vaccine design. In U. Gross (Ed.), Toxoplasma gondii (pp. 183-195). (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology; Vol. 219). Springer.