The tularaemia vaccine.

  title={The tularaemia vaccine.},
  author={Gunnar Sandstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology},
  volume={59 4},
Tularaemia is a disease caused by the facultative intracellular bacterium Francisella tularensis. Vaccination resulting in protective immunity is induced by live vaccine only. Such vaccination can be performed by scarification utilizing the live vaccine strain of F. tularensis (F. tularensis LVS), which results in good but not complete protection. Humoral as well as cell-mediated immunity are induced by vaccination and it has been shown that cell-mediated immunity is a prerequisite for… CONTINUE READING

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