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2018

Virulence profile: Liise-anne Pirofski

Pirofski, L., Jan 1 2018, In : Virulence. 9, 1, p. 275-277 3 p.

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2017

Immune-mediated damage completes the parabola: Cryptococcus neoformans pathogenesis can reflect the outcome of a weak or strong immune response

Pirofski, L. A. & Casadevall, A., Nov 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 6, e02063-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

24 Scopus citations
2014

Ditch the term pathogen

Casadevall, A. & Pirofski, L. A., Dec 11 2014, In : Nature. 516, 7530, p. 165-166 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

57 Scopus citations
2012

Q and A What is a pathogen? A question that begs the point

Pirofski, L. A. & Casadevall, A., Jan 31 2012, In : BMC Biology. 10, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

55 Scopus citations
2010

Commentary: IDSA guidelines for improving the teaching of preclinical medical microbiology and infectious diseases

Southwick, F., Katona, P., Kauffman, C., Monroe, S., Pirofski, L. A., Del Rio, C., Gallis, H. & Dismukes, W., Jan 2010, In : Academic Medicine. 85, 1, p. 19-22 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

19 Scopus citations

Why antibodies disobey the hippocratic oath and end up doing harm: A new clue

Pirofski, L. A., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 120, 9, p. 3099-3102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations
2009

Rethinking T cell immunity in oropharyngeal candidiasis

Pirofski, L. A. & Casadevall, A., Feb 16 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Medicine. 206, 2, p. 269-273 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

26 Scopus citations
2007

Antibody-mediated protection through cross-reactivity introduces a fungal heresy into immunological dogma

Casadevall, A. & Pirofski, L. A., Nov 1 2007, In : Infection and immunity. 75, 11, p. 5074-5078 5 p.

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44 Scopus citations
2006
7 Scopus citations
2003

Exploiting the redundancy in the immune system: Vaccines can mediate protection by eliciting 'unnatural' immunity

Casadevall, A. & Pirofski, L. A., Jun 2 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Medicine. 197, 11, p. 1401-1404 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

33 Scopus citations
2002

The meaning of microbial exposure, infection, colonisation, and disease in clinical practice

Pirofski, L. A. & Casadevall, A., Oct 1 2002, In : Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2, 10, p. 628-635 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

37 Scopus citations