Studies on the development of a vaccine against Mycobacterium sp .

@inproceedings{Kato2012StudiesOT,
  title={Studies on the development of a vaccine against Mycobacterium sp .},
  author={Goshi Kato and Hidehiro Kondo and Takashi Aoki and Ikuo Hirono},
  year={2012}
}
Mycobacteriosis, caused by Mycobacterium sp., results in severe loss of fish production in Japan’s aquaculture industry. Since the bacterium can survive and grow in side host cells, chemotherapeutic agents are not effective and potent vaccines are required to control the disease. In this study, the effects of two vaccine candidates, Bacillus Calmette and Guèrin (BCG, an attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis) and formalin-killed cells (FKC) of Mycobacterium sp. strain 012971, on the immediate… CONTINUE READING