Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 31st, 2006
"Francisella tularensis is an intracellular Gram-negative bacterium that is the causative agent of tularemia and a potential bioweapon. We have characterized the efficacy of a defined F. novicida mutant (Delta iglC) as a live attenuated vaccine against subsequent intranasal challenge with the wild-type organism," scientists writing in the journal Infection and Immunity report.
"Animals primed with the F. novicida Delta iglC (KKF24) mutant induced robust...
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