Clinical and Vaccine Immunology

Clinical and Vaccine Immunology is an academic journal published by the American Society for Microbiology. The title is commonly abbreviated CVI and the ISSN is 1556-6811 for the print version, and 1556-679X for the electronic version.

Publisher
American Society for Microbiology

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Progress towards protection from highly lethal Ebola, Marburg viruses

Ebola and Marburg filovirus disease outbreaks have typically occurred as isolated events, confined to central Africa. However, the recent Ebola epidemic spread to several African countries, and caused 11,000 deaths. That ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dangers of desert dust: New diagnostic tool for valley fever

On July 5, 2011, a massive wall of dust, ("haboob," in Arabic), blanketed Phoenix, Arizona, creating an awesome spectacle, (or stubborn nuisance, depending on your perspective). Dust storms are a common occurrence in the ...

Immunology

H. pylori vaccine shows promise in mouse studies

Researchers from Southern Medical University in Guangdong, Guangzhou, China, have developed an oral vaccine against Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria responsible for peptic ulcers and some forms of gastric cancer, and have ...

Immunology

Whooping cough vaccine antigen disappearing from bacteria in US

Vaccines for whooping cough contain three to five protective antigens, the presence of which are critical to the vaccine's effectiveness. But one of the antigens, pertactin, which had been present in almost all isolates of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New strategy tests for lethal stage of TB in Asia

More than 20,000 people in Pakistan are being tested for the potentially deadly stage of tuberculosis using a new strategy developed at UC Davis Health System to effectively detect the disease in children for the first time.

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