A DNA vaccine-encoded nucleoprotein of influenza virus fails to induce cellular immune responses in a diabetic mouse model.

@article{Jamali2010ADV,
  title={A DNA vaccine-encoded nucleoprotein of influenza virus fails to induce cellular immune responses in a diabetic mouse model.},
  author={Abbas Jamali and Farzaneh Sabahi and Taravat Bamdad and Hamidreza Hashemi and Fereidoun Mahboudi and Masume Tavasoti Kheiri},
  journal={Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={683-7}
}
Influenza virus infections cause yearly epidemics and are a major cause of lower respiratory tract illnesses in humans worldwide. Influenza virus has long been recognized to be associated with higher morbidity and mortality in diabetic patients. Vaccination is an effective tool to prevent influenza virus infection in this group of patients. Vaccines employing recombinant-DNA technologies are an alternative to inactivated virus and live attenuated virus vaccines. Internal highly conserved viral… CONTINUE READING

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