An Auto-luminescent Fluorescent BCG Whole Blood Assay to Enable Evaluation of Paediatric Mycobacterial Responses Using Minimal Blood Volumes

Introduction: Understanding protective human immunity against mycobacteria is critical to developing and evaluating new vaccines against tuberculosis. Children are the most susceptible population to infection, disease, and death from tuberculosis, but also have the strongest evidence of BCG-inducibl...

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Main Authors: Robindra Basu Roy, Basil Sambou, Iria Uhía, Sophie Roetynck, Brian D. Robertson, Beate Kampmann
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-04-01
Series:Frontiers in Pediatrics
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