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Tuberculosis vaccines: beyond bacille Calmette–Guérin

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Tuberculosis (TB) disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb) remains one of the leading infectious causes of death and disease throughout the world. The only licensed vaccine, Mycobacterium bovis bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) confers highly variable protection against pulmonary disease. An effective vaccination regimen would be the most efficient way to control the epidemic. However, BCG does confer consistent and reliable protection against disseminated disease in childhood, and mo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1098/rstb.2011.0097

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
366
Issue:
1579
Pages:
2782-2789
Publication date:
2011-10-12
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
Source identifiers:
175170
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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