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Role of eosinophils in respiratory syncytial virus infection

Townsend, Dijana

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Eosinophils recruited to the lungs, in response to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection, have been associated with, the pathophysiological sequel of infection and more recently, with accelerated virus clearance. Heparan sulfates (HS), on the cell surface, are utilised by RSV to initiate infection, making HS a potential therapeutics target. As there is no effective RSV vaccine currently available, controlling RSV has remained a formidable challenge. The aims of this thesis were to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155778
DOI: 10.25911/5c6e716eb55d3

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