Cryopreservation-related loss of antigen-specific IFNγ producing CD4+ T-cells can skew immunogenicity data in vaccine trials: lessons from a Malaria vaccine trial substudy

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Ford, T; Wenden, C; Mbekeani, A; Dally, L; Cox, JH; Morin, M; Winstone, N; Hill, AVS; Gilmour, J; Ewer, K;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Journal: Vaccine,volume 35,issue 15,pages1,898-1,906 (issn: 1873-2518 1873-2518, eissn: 1873-2518)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5387668, doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.02.038
  • Subject: CSP | Immunology and Microbiology(all) | Infectious Diseases | Malaria | Article | Cryopreservation | ChAd63 | veterinary(all) | Molecular Medicine | MVA | TRAP | PBMC | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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