Leishmania transmission-blocking vaccines: a review.

  title={Leishmania transmission-blocking vaccines: a review.},
  author={Willy Kiprotich Tonui},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={76 2},
OBJECTIVE To review information on transmission-blocking vaccine against Leishmania infections. DATA SOURCES Peer-reviewed journals and accepted manuscripts in press. STUDY SELECTION Laboratory studies based on raising of immune sera against Leishmania-derived antigens using the BALB/c and hamster murine models. Testing of the immune sera for their potential to limit the transmission of cutaneous leishmaniasis in its natural vector Phlebotomus duboscqi. DATA SYNTHESIS Leishmania major… CONTINUE READING