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Does Immunotherapy Protect Equines from Reinfection by the Oomycete Pythium insidiosum?▿

By Carlos E. P. Santos, Luiz C. Marques, Régis A. Zanette, Francielli P. K. Jesus and Janio M. Santurio


A cutaneous Pythium insidiosum reinfection was diagnosed in an equine in Brazil. Lesions with focal presentation appeared 2 years apart. The first infection and even immunotherapy were not likely to develop enough immune response to prevent reinfection. The use of adjuvants should be considered in the immunotherapy of pythiosis

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Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
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