Hisaeda, Hajime Department of Immunology and Parasitology, The University of Tokushima School of Medicine
Yasutomo, Koji Department of Immunology and Parasitology, The University of Tokushima School of Medicine Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Malaria is still one of the infectious diseases urgently requiring control and causes socioeconomic burdens on people residing in developing countries. Malaria vaccines are expected to control the disease. However, there is no effective vaccine available despite the intense efforts of malaria scientists. One strategy for a malaria vaccine is to prevent parasite spread by means of interfering with parasite development in mosquito vectors, which is the so-called transmission-blocking vaccine (TBV). We will here review the current progress of TBV.
The journal of medical investigation : JMI
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