Schistosoma mansoni Stomatin Like Protein-2 Is Located in the Tegument and Induces Partial Protection against Challenge Infection

@inproceedings{Farias2010SchistosomaMS,
  title={Schistosoma mansoni Stomatin Like Protein-2 Is Located in the Tegument and Induces Partial Protection against Challenge Infection},
  author={Leonardo Paiva Farias and Fernanda Caldas Cardoso and Patr{\'i}cia Aoki Miyasato and Bogar O. Montoya and Cibele Aparecida Tararam and Henrique K. Roffato and Toshie Kawano and Andr{\'e}a Gazzinelli and Rodrigo Corr{\^e}a-Oliveira and Patricia S. Coulson and R Alan Wilson and Sergio Costa Oliveira and Luciana Cezar de Cerqueira Leite},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Schistosomiasis affects more than 200 million individuals worldwide, with a further 650 million living at risk of infection, constituting a severe health problem in developing countries. Even though an effective treatment exists, it does not prevent re-infection, and the development of an effective vaccine still remains the most desirable means of control for this disease. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Herein, we report the cloning and characterization of a S. mansoni Stomatin… CONTINUE READING
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