Deconstructing the immunopathogenesis of lung infections

Ratnatunga, Champa Neelakanthi (2019) Deconstructing the immunopathogenesis of lung infections. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Champa Ratnatunga studied the immune system of patients who developed non tuberculous mycobacterial infections. She found that each risk group and each infecting species had specific immune problems associated with infection. The pattern of this immune dysfunction helps to understand the disease and is being used to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.

Item ID: 65756
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: non-tuberculous mycobacteria, pulmonary infection, mycobacteria, immunology, mycobacteria pathology
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Champa Neelakanthi Ratnatunga.
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Chapter 3: Ratnatunga, Champa N., Lutzky, Viviana P., Kupz, Andreas, Doolan, Denise L., Reid, David W., Field, Matthew, Bell, Scott C., Thomson, Rachel M., and Miles, John J. (2020) The rise of non-tuberculosis mycobacterial lung disease. Frontiers in Immunology, 11. 303.

Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2021 01:17
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3204 Immunology > 320499 Immunology not elsewhere classified @ 50%
32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3207 Medical microbiology > 320701 Medical bacteriology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200101 Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions @ 100%
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