Immune Mechanisms of Viral Clearance and Disease Pathogenesis During Viral Hepatitis

Carlo Ferrari, Mario Mondelli

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Liver: Biology and Pathobiology: Fifth Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9780470723135
Publication statusPublished - Oct 6 2009


  • Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs)
  • HBV and HCV-inducing chronic liver disease
  • HBV infection-early innate and adaptive immune responses
  • Humoral immune response
  • Immune mechanisms of viral clearance and disease pathogenesis during viral hepatitis
  • Key role in CD8 cell recruitment into liver and platelet role
  • Natural killer (NK) cells and natural killer T (NKT) cells
  • T cell responses in acute self-limited HBV infection
  • T cell responses in chronic HCV infection
  • T cell responses in chronically evolving acute HBV infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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