Vaccination of hamsters against experimental infection with Borrelia burgdorferi

Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg A. 1986 Dec;263(1-2):45-8. doi: 10.1016/s0176-6724(86)80101-8.

Abstract

Vaccination of Syrian hamsters with a single dose of 50 micrograms to 100 micrograms dry weight of a whole cell preparation of Borrelia burgdorferi provided 75% to 86% protection against infection.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bacterial Vaccines*
  • Borrelia / immunology*
  • Cricetinae
  • Humans
  • Lyme Disease / prevention & control*
  • Mesocricetus
  • Vaccination

Substances

  • Bacterial Vaccines