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Vaccination Strategies of Tropical Diseases

1st Edition

By F. Y. Liew

CRC Press

320 pages

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Hardback: 9780849361890
pub: 1989-08-31
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This work in the field of tropical medicine provides an in-depth review in the development of vaccines against some of the most debilitating tropical diseases. In this multi-contributed, three-part book, with clear and ample illustrations, the reader will gather useful data and guidance to further his study in the field.


"…a comprehensive and invaluable addition to the literature…"

omprehensive and invaluable addition to the literature…"

Table of Contents

NEW ASPECTS OF VACCINE DEVELOPMENT. Introduction. Pro-tein Subunit Vaccines and Recom-binant DNA Technology. Vaccinia Virus as a Carrier of Vaccine Antigens. Live Attenuated Salmonella Vaccines as Carriers of Antigens to the Secretory and Systemic Immune Systems. Peptide Vaccines. Idiotype Vaccines. Ad-juvants. Immunological Considera-tions. VACCINES FOR TROPICAL DISEASES. Malaria. Schistosomiasis. Leprosy. Chagas' Disease. African Trypanosomiasis. Filariasis. Leishmaniasis. PERSPECTIVE. The Role of Vaccines for the Control of Human Parasitic Diseases. The Economics of Vaccines. The Role of the World Health Organization. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Immunology