A Phase II trial has suggested potential for new Bacille Calmette–Guerin revaccination strategies in addition to hope for subunit vaccines against tuberculosis.
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In this article, the authors test ocellatin peptides against one of the most concerning priority pathogens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Oral vaccines are less immunogenic when given to infants in low-income countries, compared with high-income countries, limiting their potential public health impact and in this review the authors evaluate the factors that might contribute to this phenomenon.
This study, recently published in Future Microbiology, aimed to study the effects of encoded heat-shock protein 90 homolog (htpG) on the selected virulence factors responsible for pathogenesis and biofilm formation of P. aeruginosa.