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Vaccines for pandemic influenza / Richard W. Compans, Walter A. Orenstein, editors.

Publication:
Berlin : Springer, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 512 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series:
Current topics in microbiology and immunology ; v. 333.
Current topics in microbiology and immunology, 0070-217X ; v. 333
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Subjects:
Influenza vaccines.
Medical subjects:
Influenza Vaccines.
Contents:
Part I. Pandemic Influenza Overview
Pandemic influenza as a current threat
Antigenic cross-reactivity among H5N1 Viruses

Part II. Current Approaches for Human and Avian Vaccine Production
Seasonal influenza vaccines
Generation and characterization of candidate vaccine viruses for pre-pandemic influenza vaccines
Live attenuated vaccines for pandemic influenza
Influenza vaccines for avian species
Development and application of avian influenza vaccines in China

Part III. Novel Vaccine Approaches
Designing vaccines for pandemic influenza
Attenuated influenza virus vaccines with modified NS1 proteins
DNA Vaccines against Influenza viruses
Recombinant proteins produced in insect cells
Influenza neuraminidase as a vaccine antigen
Recombinant vectors as influenza vaccines
Influenza virus-like particles as pandemic vaccines
Pandemic influenza vaccines
Adjuvants for pandemic influenza vaccines

Part IV. Novel Approaches for Vaccine Delivery
Transcutaneous immunization with influenza vaccines
Microneedle-based vaccines

Part V. Vaccine Evaluation, Production and Distribution
Animal models for evaluation of influenza vaccines
Immunosenescence and influenza vaccine efficacy
Vaccines for pandemic influenza: summary of recent clinical trials
Considerations for licensure of influenza vaccines with pandemic and pre-pandemic indications
Strategies for broad global access to pandemic influenza vaccines
Prioritization of pandemic influenza vaccine: rationale and strategy for decision making.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Compans, Richard W.
Orenstein, Walter A.
ISBN:
3540921648
9783540921646
OCLC:
305125207