Tag: "influenzae" at biology news
$5.1 billion would save 6 million children
... as vaccines to prevent infection with Haemophilus influenzae
type b, may drop substantially as more extensive use reduces the price. According to the study authors, full implementation of preventive interventions would reduce the current annual cost of treatment by over 60 percent, due to the projected reduct...
Study suggests that publicly available genome data may contain small but significant errors
...ome sequence of the bacterial pathogen Haemophilus influenzae
was published in 1995, the genetic code of many other large, complex, medically, and commercially significant organisms including humans has also been elucidated. However, the techniques used to derive these genetic sequences are imperfect, and many...
Malaria vaccine prompts victims' immune system to eliminate parasite from mosquitoes
...tive vaccines against such scourges as Haemophilus influenzae
type B meningitis and typhoid fever," said Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health. "The experimental malaria vaccine shows great promise for combating a terrible disease that exacts a devastating toll on the world's c...