Improving vaccine performance with adjuvants.

  title={Improving vaccine performance with adjuvants.},
  author={Frederick R. Vogel},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={30 Suppl 3},
New vaccines are presently under development and in testing for the control of infectious diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis. Several of these vaccines are composed of synthetic, recombinant, or highly purified subunit antigens. Subunit vaccines are designed to include only the antigens required for protective immunization and to be safer than whole-inactivated or live-attenuated vaccines. However, the purity of the subunit antigens and the absence of the… CONTINUE READING


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