Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 3rd, 2006
"Vaccines against Helicobacter pylori could circumvent the problem of increasing antibiotic resistance. They would be particularly useful in developing countries, where re-infection rates are high following standard eradication regimes. The Mongolian gerbil is a good model for H. pylori infection, as the gastric pathology induced by infection is similar to that in humans. The H. pylori-induced inflammatory response in gerbils is considerably greater than in murine models. The aim of this study was to determine if gerbils could be vaccinated against...
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