Safety and immunogenicity of pneumococcal protein vaccine candidates: monovalent choline-binding protein A (PcpA) vaccine and bivalent PcpA-pneumococcal histidine triad protein D vaccine.

BACKGROUND Pneumococcal vaccines based on protein antigens may provide expanded protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae. OBJECTIVE To evaluate safety and immunogenicity in adults of pneumococcal vaccine candidates comprising S. pneumoniae pneumococcal histidine triad protein D (PhtD) and pneumococcal choline-binding protein A (PcpA) in monovalent and… CONTINUE READING