Efficacies of BCG and vole bacillus (Mycobacterium microti) vaccines in preventing clinically apparent pulmonary tuberculosis in rabbits: a preliminary report.

@article{Dannenberg2000EfficaciesOB,
  title={Efficacies of BCG and vole bacillus (Mycobacterium microti) vaccines in preventing clinically apparent pulmonary tuberculosis in rabbits: a preliminary report.},
  author={Arthur M. Dannenberg and William R Bishai and Nikki Parrish and Raquel Ru{\'i}z and Wendy Johnson and Bernard C Zook and James W Boles and Louise M. Pitt},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 7-8},
  pages={796-800}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people in the world today than any other infectious disease, and the number of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates is increasing. Vaccines, better than most of the currently available strains of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), are urgently needed to control this disease. TB in rabbits resembles human TB more closely than TB in any other common laboratory animal and a most pertinent method of assessing vaccine efficacy is Lurie's tubercle count method… CONTINUE READING

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