Research Article
Published On: February 13, 2018

Recombinant Ohr Protein of Brucella abortus as a Potential Serological Marker for Bovine Brucellosis Diagnosis

Hop H1, Reyes AWB1, Simborio HL1, Arayan LT1, Huy TXN1, Min WG1, Lee HJ1, Lee JJ2, Chang HH3 and Kim S1,3*
To date, detection and segregation of infected animals still be a predominant manner to control brucellosis. However, most of current serodiagnostic tools is problematic because detection of antibodies against the lipopolysaccharide portion pose a risk for false positive reactions related to other pathogens especially that of Yersinia enterocolitica 0:9, and difficult to discriminate vaccinated animals...

Review Article
Published On: February 28, 2018

Immunomodulators as Therapeutic Option in Parasitic Infections

Ratna A and Arora SK*
The immune system is an example of precise autoregulation in which we can intervene with medications and the therapeutical use of this intervention is called immunomodulation. Induction or restoration of immune effector functions using parasite antigens, drugs of natural and synthetic origin, and proteins derived from the immune system represent...

Review Article
Published On: April 30, 2018

Therapeutic Spectrum of Dendritic Cells

Shallu Tomer and Sunil K Arora*
Professional antigen presenting cells (Dendritic cells) have distinctive potential to process and present any foreign antigen to naïve T cells resulting in initiation of immune response. This property of dendritic cells has instigated many researchers...

Published On: July 16, 2018

Nipah Virus–An Epidemic in the Making and a Vaccine Strategy

Roy P and Nandy A*
A new emerging virus holds the potential to cause epidemics of unseen proportions in the tropical lands. First isolated from a patient in Kampung Sungai Nipah village of Malaysia in 1998, the Nipah virus (NiV) affects...