Vaccine against autoimmune disease: can helminths or their products provide a therapy?

@article{Zaccone2013VaccineAA,
  title={Vaccine against autoimmune disease: can helminths or their products provide a therapy?},
  author={Paola Zaccone and Anne Cooke},
  journal={Current opinion in immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={418-23}
}
There is an increasing interest in exploiting the immunomodulatory effects of helminths and their products in treatment of diseases such as allergy, autoimmunity and inflammatory bowel disease. Detailed examination of the ways in which helminth derived products interact with the host immune system and with host physiology has revealed that these may be multifaceted and have almost certainly arisen following co-evolution of helminths and their hosts. Clinical trials have been initiated with… CONTINUE READING
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