DNA vaccines against tropical parasitic diseases.

  title={DNA vaccines against tropical parasitic diseases.},
  author={Akram A. Da'dara and Donald A. Harn},
  journal={Expert review of vaccines},
  volume={4 4},
Parasitic diseases caused by protozoan and helminth parasites are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Unfortunately, at present, there is no vaccine against any human parasitic disease. Conventional vaccine methods have largely failed against parasitic infections. This is due, in part, to the complexity of the parasite life cycle, the ability of the parasite to evade the immune system, and difficulties in identifying and… CONTINUE READING