Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 11 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms and Parasites - Self Quiz - Page 343: 4


(c) Parasite kills the host

Work Step by Step

The following are the mechanisms used by parasites to evade their host defenses: 1. Causes host’s immune system to make antibodies that cannot react with the parasite’s antigens; 2. Through encystment; 3. Parasite changes its surface antigen faster than the host can make new antibodies; 4. Parasite invades host cells where it is out of the reach of host defense mechanisms.
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