tuberculosis vaccine


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BCG vac·cine

a suspension of an attenuated strain (bacillus Calmette-Guérin) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, bovine type, which is inoculated into the skin for tuberculosis prophylaxis.

tuberculosis vaccine

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An adult zebrafish model for preclinical tuberculosis vaccine development.
There are 12 different vaccines in clinical trials, but this is the most advanced," said Michele Tameris who manages the trial at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) site.
Abdalla relishes her tuberculosis vaccine research not only because it could help save countless lives, but be cause she's expanding her scholarship without fear of the harassment or persecution she faced in Sudan.
A variety of the tuberculosis vaccines like attenuated M.
How far have we reached in tuberculosis vaccine development ?
An experimental vaccine built immunity against Ebola in monkeys (164: 83 *); a new tuberculosis vaccine excelled in animal tests (163: 318); a vaccine against rotavirus advanced (164: 204); and an experimental anthrax vaccine appeared to stop the anthrax bacterium and disable its toxin at the same time (164: 147).
In August, PowderJect's shares plunged after it withdrew a tuberculosis vaccine because it had found faulty batches.
The group of researchers led by Mitsuo Honda at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and a Thai public health institute developed the two vaccines by splicing the genes of the HIV virus with the tuberculosis vaccine BCG and smallpox vaccine.
With such a critical need and a significant market, the SBIR grant proposes to identify and develop a tuberculosis vaccine that incorporates mycobacterial lipid antigens.
Scientists say the tuberculosis vaccine may no longer be effective in fighting the disease.
The hypothesis gains support from a study of about 900 Japanese teen-agers who had been inoculated with tuberculosis vaccine, which fools the body into thinking it has encountered an actual TB infection.
Fourth report to the Medical Research Council by its Tuberculosis Vaccine Clinical Trials Committee.

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