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Safety and immunogenicity of a new tuberculosis vaccine, MVA85A, in healthy adults in South Africa.

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BACKGROUND: The efficacy of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) may be enhanced by heterologous vaccination strategies that boost the BCG-primed immune response. One leading booster vaccine, MVA85A (where "MVA" denotes "modified vaccinia virus Ankara"), has shown promising safety and immunogenicity in human trials performed in the United Kingdom. We investigated the safety and immunogenicity of MVA85A in mycobacteria-exposed--but Mycobacterium tuberculosis-uninfected--healthy adults from a region ...

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10.1086/590185

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Journal:
Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
198
Issue:
4
Pages:
544-552
Publication date:
2008-08-01
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Source identifiers:
40815
Language:
English
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pubs:40815
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uuid:9394e83f-bc56-424e-8f14-6fa737c5ee81
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pubs:40815
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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