CD4 and CD8 T cell responses to mycobacterial antigens in African children

Abstract

The current tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), does not provide adequate protection against TB disease in children. Furthermore, more efficacious TB vaccines are needed for children with immunodeficiencies such as HIV infection, who are at highest risk of disease.

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Volume 182
Issue number 1
Pages 120-129
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