Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 24th, 2005
"In the present study, recombinant hookworm calreticulin, a nominated vaccine candidate, has been tested in mice. Mice given calreticulin had 43-49% fewer worms in their lungs, compared to non-vaccinated controls, following challenge infection with infective hookworm larvae. These levels of protection were achieved in the absence of adjuvant following intraperitoneal administration of three doses of...
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