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Trop. Med. Hyg. 63: 46-56. L. 1968. Active immunization of mice against Plasmodium berghei. Cross-resistance to a recently isolated strain. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 17: 516·521. 2 ANTIGENIC VARIATION IN BABESIA John J. Doyle* World Health Organization Immunology Research and Training Center CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland As babesiosis has been the subject of several recent reviews (Mahoney 1972; Riek 1968; Ristic 1970) and is the subject of another chapter in this volume (Callow, Chapter 8), I will only briefly present the evidence now available to show that antigenic variation also occurs in this disease.
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31 32 Immunity to Blood Parasites of Animals and Man variation represents solely the loss and acquisition of antigenicaily different molecules on the surface of the parasite or parasitized ceil or whether parasite populations recognized as antigenically different by the host also differ in other physiological and biochemical parameters that ensure their survival and eventual transmission from host to host. The fact remains that the ability to undergo antigenic variation apparently confers on these parasites a remarkable advantage in ensuring their survival in and transmission from an immunocompetent host.