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Inactivated and Subunit Vaccines to Prevent Shigellosis

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, describes how vaccines to prevent shigellosis can be divided into living and nonliving approaches. Several nonliving Shigella vaccines are currently at different stages of development and show substantial promise. The authors outline an overview of multiple nonliving vaccine technologies, highlighting their current status and recent advances in testing. In addition, they explore gaps in the knowledge base regarding immune mechanisms of protection. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Kaminski RW, Oaks EV

Published: 2009

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Citation: Kaminski RW, Oaks EV. Inactivated and Subunit Vaccines to Prevent Shigellosis. Expert Review of Vaccines. 2009;8(12):1693-1704.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Shigellosis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global