Vaccination to treat persistent viral infection.


Persistent infections caused by such agents as the human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, Epstein-Barr virus, etc., present formidable medical problems. A defining characteristic of these infections is that anti-viral cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) may be lost or, if present, fail to clear the infection. Here we report a vaccination strategy which… (More)


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@article{Herrath2000VaccinationTT, title={Vaccination to treat persistent viral infection.}, author={Matt von Herrath and Denise Berger and Dr. Ernst Homann and T Tishon and A. Sette and Michael B Oldstone}, journal={Virology}, year={2000}, volume={268 2}, pages={411-9} }