Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 10th, 2003
"The search to identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens capable of conferring protective immunity against tuberculosis has received a boost owing to the resurgence of tuberculosis over the past two decades," explained Priti Kumar and colleagues at the Indian Institute of Science and the National Tuberculosis Institute in Bangalore. "It has long been recognized that lymphoid cells are required for protection against M. tuberculosis."
The pathogen's Apa protein had a...
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