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Vaccine strategies against tuberculosis.

Abstract:

The need for an improved vaccine against tuberculosis has never been more urgent. The HIV epidemic and the emergence of multi and extensively drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis mean that global control of this pathogen remains inadequate. The existing vaccine, BCG, confers only variable protection against pulmonary disease. Exposure to environmental mycobacteria may contribute to this variability in protective efficacy. Protective immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
Role:
Author
Journal:
Swiss medical weekly More from this journal
Volume:
139
Issue:
11-12
Pages:
156-160
Publication date:
2009-03-01
EISSN:
1424-3997
ISSN:
1424-7860
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:34557
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uuid:faf10937-dfc1-454b-948d-0ceaf2dbc9e9
Local pid:
pubs:34557
Source identifiers:
34557
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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