Week 2: Immunology and pathology

Susceptibility and resistance, innate defense mechanisms.

Acquired immune response in vertebrates. Immunity in invertebrates.

Immunodiagnosis, the pathogenesis of parasitic infections.

Accommodation and tolerance in the host-parasite relationship. (Burton J. 2019. pp:15-34).


  1. Burton J. Bogitsh, Clint E. Carter, Thomas N. Oeltmann (2019).  Human Parasitology, 5th edition. Academic Press. USA.