T cell protective immune responses against TB


Dockrell, HM; (2014) T cell protective immune responses against TB. In: Nor, NM; Acosta, A; Sarmiento, ME, (eds.) The Art & Science of Tuberculosis Vaccine Development. Oxford University Press, Finlay Instituto, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, p. 20. ISBN 9789834508869

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Abstract

T cell immunity to MTB is both straightforward and incredibly complex. Th is chapter will focus on results obtained from studies of human T cells, but draw on studies in murine models where appropriate. It will provide a brief overview of the main roles played by T cells in immunity to MTB, highlight some areas of recent research, discuss some of the ways in which T cell immune responses can be measured in vaccine trials, and identify areas where further research is needed.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty and Department: Academic Services & Administration > Academic Administration
Research Centre: TB Centre
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/2571343

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