Immunologic basis for vaccination against dental caries in rhesus monkeys.

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The effects of immunization with Streptococcus mutans on the development of caries and the immune responses were investigated in 37 young rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) during a period of up to 33 months. The monkeys were supplied a human type of carbohydrate-rich diet that contained about 15% sucrose. The monkeys were separated into seven groups, and the… (More)

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@article{Lehner1976ImmunologicBF, title={Immunologic basis for vaccination against dental caries in rhesus monkeys.}, author={T. Lehner and S. J. Challacombe and J. Caldwell}, journal={Journal of dental research}, year={1976}, volume={55 Spec No}, pages={C166-80} }