4. Pathogenesis

Chapter 4: Pathogenesis

  • In this chapter we describe the pathogenesis of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV).
  • To cause infection, TBEV needs to cross three different barriers; the physical, the innate and adaptive and the blood brain barrier.
  • The trigger of innate immune and adaptive immune responses, by TBEV is necessary to clear the infection.
  • TBEV employs strategies to evade the innate immune response.
  • Tools to study TBEV pathogenicity such as mouse... >>> read more
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