Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 13th, 2004
"The development of effective vaccines for neonates and very young infants has been impaired by their weak, short-lived, and Th-2 biased responses and by maternal antibodies that interfere with vaccine take. We investigated the ability of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Typhimurium to mucosally deliver tetanus toxin fragment C (Frag C) as a model antigen in neonatal mice. We hypothesize that Salmonella, by stimulating innate immunity (contributing to adjuvant effects) and inducing Th-1...
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