Development of improved vaccines for heartwater.

  title={Development of improved vaccines for heartwater.},
  author={Sunita Mahan and Anthony F. Barbet and Michael J. Burridge},
  journal={Developments in biologicals},
Heartwater is controlled by frequent application of acaricides, which is costly, creates endemic instability and has the potential of contaminating the environment. The live blood vaccine currently available has limitations because it is laborious and inconvenient to use, difficult to standardise and can transmit other blood-borne pathogens. The UF/USAID… CONTINUE READING