Sunday, February 08, 2009

Vaccination concepts against Toxoplasma gondii

Expert Rev Vaccines. 2009 Feb;8(2):215-25

Vaccination concepts against Toxoplasma gondii

Garcia JL.

Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Londrina State University, Campus Universitário, Rodovia Celso Garcia Cid, Pr 445 Km 380, Cx. Postal 6001, Londrina, PR 86051-990, Brazil.

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that infects animals and humans worldwide. Despite the current knowledge of immunology, pathology and genetics related to the parasite, a safe vaccine for prevention of the infection in both humans and animals does not exist. Here, we review some aspects concerning vaccination against T. gondii.

PMID: 19196201 [PubMed - in process]

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