Journal article

VACCINATION AGAINST ANIMAL PARASITES

MW LIGHTOWLERS

Veterinary Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 1994

Abstract

A decade of molecular parasitology is beginning to bear fruit, with the appearance of several new, highly effective, practical vaccines against parasitic diseases. Recombinant antigen vaccines have been developed against cestode, nematode, trematode, protozoan and arthropod parasites. Greatest progress has been made with veterinary vaccines, where the ability to test numerous vaccine formulations in challenge trials has allowed more rapid identification of host-protective antigens than is possible with many medically important parasites. Several quite different approaches to vaccine development have been successful. The traditional approach using live, attenuated parasites continues to provi..

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