Antibody-Independent, Interleukin-17A-Mediated, Cross-serotype Immunity to Pneumococci in Mice Immunized Intranasally with the Cell Wall Polysaccharide

Published in the journal Infection and Immunity, this article shows that C-Ps given intranasally with mucosal adjuvant increased the resistance of mice to experimental nasopharyngeal colonization by capsulated S. pneumoniae of serotype 6B.

Author(s): Malley R, Srivastava A, Lipsitch M, et al.

Published: 2006

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    Citation: Malley R, Srivastava A, Lipsitch M, et al. Antibody-independent, Interleukin-17A-mediated, Cross-serotype Immunity to Pneumococci in Mice Immunized Intranasally with the Cell Wall Polysaccharide. Infection and Immunity. 2006;74(4):2187-2195.