Vaccinating at Mucosal Surfaces with Nanoparticle Conjugated Antigen and Adjuvant
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
April 2018 -
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The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) has increased among the Veterans in recent years because the global burden of TB is enormous. This burden has escalated with the emergence of multidrug-resistant and extremely drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) strains and because current vaccines do not elicit long-lasting protective immunity against TB especially in adults. Hence, the development of new generations of vaccines that will confer durable protection against TB will significantly impr...