Immunogenicity of novel consensus-based DNA vaccines against Chikungunya virus.

@article{Muthumani2008ImmunogenicityON,
  title={Immunogenicity of novel consensus-based DNA vaccines against Chikungunya virus.},
  author={Karuppiah Muthumani and Katthikbabu M Lankaraman and Dominick J. Laddy and Senthil G. Sundaram and Christopher W. Chung and Eric Y Sako and Ling Wu and Amir Hussain Khan and Niranjan Y Sardesai and Joseph J. Kim and Paluru Vijayachari and David B. Weiner},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 40},
  pages={5128-34}
}
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is an emerging arbovirus and is an important human pathogen. Infection of humans by CHIKV can cause a syndrome characterized by fever, headache, rash, nausea, vomiting, myalgia, arthralgia and occasionally neurological manifestations such as acute limb weakness. It is also associated with a fatal haemorrhagic condition. CHIKV is geographically distributed from Africa through Southeast Asia and South America, and its transmission to humans is mainly through the Aedes… CONTINUE READING

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