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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/22377


Title: Vaccination Against Schistosomiasis and Fascioliasis with the New Recombinant Antigen Sm14: Potential Basis of a Multi- Valent Anti-Helminth Vaccine?
Authors: Tendler, Miriam
Vilar, Mônica Magno
Brito, Cristiana Alves
Serra-Freire, Nicolau Maués
Katz, Naftale
Simpson, Andrew
Keywords: schistosomiasis - fascioliasis - vaccines - fatty acid binding protein (FABP)
Issue Date: 31-Dec-1995
Publisher: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
Citation: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (ISSN: 1678-8060) Vol 90 Num 2
Abstract: Molecular cloning of components of protective antigenic preparations have suggested that related parasite fatty acid binding proteins could form the basis of the well documented protective, immune cross reactivity between the parasitic trematode worms Fasciola hepatica and Schistosoma mansoni   . We have now confirmed the cross protective potential of parasite fatty acid binding proteins and suggest that it may be possible to produce a single vaccine that would be effective against at least two parasites, F. hepatica and S. mansoni of veterinary and human importance respectively.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/22377
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=oc95050
Rights: Copyright 1995 Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz)
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