Group A and Group B Streptococcal Vaccine Development

A Round Table Presentation
  • J. B. Dale
  • P. P. Cleary
  • V. A. Fischetti
  • D. L. Kasper
  • J. M. Musser
  • J. B. Zabriskie
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 418)

Abstract

Over the last decade, tremendous progress has been made in the development of vaccines to prevent streptococcal diseases. The following summarizes the presentations of the round table at the International Lancefield Symposium in Paris. Dr. Kasper describes the most recent data from phase I clinical trials of conjugate group B polysaccharide vaccines. The remaining presentations outline five different strategies being used to develop group A streptococcal vaccines.

Keywords

Carbohydrate Catalysis Cysteine Polysaccharide Lysine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Dale
    • 1
  • P. P. Cleary
    • 2
  • V. A. Fischetti
    • 3
  • D. L. Kasper
    • 4
  • J. M. Musser
    • 5
  • J. B. Zabriskie
    • 3
  1. 1.The University of TennesseeMemphisUSA
  2. 2.The University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  3. 3.Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  5. 5.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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