Rickettsial Infection and Immunity

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Burt Anderson, Herman Friedman, Mauro Bendinelli
Springer US, Sep 30, 1997 - Medical - 245 pages
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As a group, rickettsiae, and related bacteria, contain a number of human pathogens that have recently named as causes of `emerging diseases'. This unique volume offers a thorough and current review of information on the pathogenesis and immune response elicited by memebers of the genera Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, Coxiella, Orlentia, and Bartonella, in contributions authored by the expert clinicians and researchers who work with these organisms.

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Contents

A Short History
1
Identification of New Species
7
Immunity to Rickettsiae Redux
15
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Friedman is Chairman and Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

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