Immunological properties and protective efficacy of a single mycobacterial antigen displayed on polyhydroxybutyrate beads


In 2015, there were an estimated 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases and 1.4 million deaths worldwide. Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), an attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis, is the vaccine available against TB, but it is insufficient for global TB control. This study evaluated the immunogenicity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen Rv1626 in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12754