Importance of pilus-associated antigen in Bacteroides nodosus vaccines.

@article{Stewart1982ImportanceOP,
  title={Importance of pilus-associated antigen in Bacteroides nodosus vaccines.},
  author={David J. Stewart and Bobby L. Clark and John E. Peterson and Dr. Amanda Griffiths and Elaine F. Smith},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={1982},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={140-7}
}
The performances of two cellular vaccines, one sparsely piliated and the other well piliated, were compared on irrigated pasture with those of vaccines containing their respective, purified pili. There were statistically significant differences among the four vaccines in the mean numbers of feet per sheep which developed severe foot rot during 27 weeks of exposure. The incidence of severe foot rot was significantly lower in the two pili-vaccinated groups than in the group vaccinated with well… CONTINUE READING

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