Th1 epitope peptides induce protective immunity against Rickettsia rickettsii infection in C3H/HeN mice.
Vaccine 2017 Oct 9. Epub 2017 Oct 9.
State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, 20# Dong-Dia-Jie Street, Fengtai, Beijing 100071, China.
Rickettsia rickettsii is the causative pathogen of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Adr2, YbgF and OmpB are protective antigens of R. rickettsii. Read More