Recenti progressi nello sviluppo di un nuovo vaccino contro la tubercolosi

Translated title of the contribution: Recent progress in the development of a new vaccine against tuberculosis

G. Delogu, C. Pusceddu, S. Zanetti, G. Fadda

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Abstract

Tuberculosis is still among the major causes of death due to a single infectious agent. Most of the TB cases are confined in developing countries, although the last two decades saw an increase of the TB cases even in industrialized countries. The development of a new and more effective vaccines would provide a powerful tool in the fight against this ancient human scourge. In this commentary, the problems associated with the development of a new vaccine are discussed.

Translated title of the contributionRecent progress in the development of a new vaccine against tuberculosis
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)161-168
Number of pages8
JournalIgiene Moderna
Volume119
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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