Transcutaneous immunization with pneumococcal surface protein A in mice.

  title={Transcutaneous immunization with pneumococcal surface protein A in mice.},
  author={Hiromi Nagano and Masaki Kawabata and Gen Sugita and Akitoshi Tsuruhara and Junichiro Ohori and Tomohiro Jimura and Keiichi Miyashita and Yuichi Kurono and Kazuhiro Tomonaga and David E. Briles and Kohtaro Fujihashi},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={128 3},
OBJECTIVE Pneumococcal infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major upper respiratory tract disease that causes severe illness and mortality. Therefore, it is important to develop safe and effective vaccines to prevent pneumococcal infections. The goal of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of transcutaneous immunization (TCI) for… CONTINUE READING