Antileprosy protective vaccination of rhesus monkeys with BCG or BCG plus heat-killed Mycobacterium leprae: immunologic observations.

@article{Gormus2000AntileprosyPV,
  title={Antileprosy protective vaccination of rhesus monkeys with BCG or BCG plus heat-killed Mycobacterium leprae: immunologic observations.},
  author={Bobby J. Gormus and Gary B. Baskin and Keyu Xu and Marion S. Ratterree and Louis N. Martin and Pamela A Mack and Rudolf P. Bohm and Wayne M. Meyers and Gerald P. Walsh},
  journal={International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases : official organ of the International Leprosy Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={27-39}
}
Groups of rhesus monkeys were vaccinated and boosted with Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG) or BCG plus low-dose (LD) or high-dose (HD) heat-killed M. leprae (HKML), or were unvaccinated. Prior to and following vaccination-boosting and subsequent M. leprae (ML) challenge, these and unvaccinated, unchallenged control monkeys were observed… CONTINUE READING