Progress towards development of a vaccine for amebiasis.

@article{Stanley1997ProgressTD,
  title={Progress towards development of a vaccine for amebiasis.},
  author={Samuel L. Stanley},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={637-49}
}
The application of molecular biologic techniques over the past decade has seen a tremendous growth in our knowledge of the biology of Entamoeba histolytica, the causative agent of amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess. This approach has also led to the identification and structural characterization of three amebic antigens, the serine-rich Entamoeba histolytica protein (SREHP), the 170-kDa subunit of the Gal/GalNAc binding lectin, and the 29-kDa cysteine-rich protein, which all show promise… CONTINUE READING
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