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Tuberculosis vaccines: present and future.

Abstract:

There has never been a greater need for a new protective tuberculosis vaccine. Bacille Calmette-Guerin remains the cornerstone of any vaccine strategy, but improving its immunogenicity and efficacy has now become an urgent global health priority. This review discusses the main vaccines currently in clinical development and other novel vaccine strategies in the pipeline. It addresses the key questions in vaccine design, including antigen selection, route of vaccine delivery and immune correlat...

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10.1586/17476348.2.6.721

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute
Journal:
Expert review of respiratory medicine
Volume:
2
Issue:
6
Pages:
721-738
Publication date:
2008-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-6356
ISSN:
1747-6348
URN:
uuid:d412dffd-1d9b-4166-851c-a8a5271bf687
Source identifiers:
54770
Local pid:
pubs:54770

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