DNA-Based Immunization Against Hepatitis B: Experience with Animal Models

  • H. L. Davis
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 226)


Infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) continues to present a worldwide health problem. Whether the escalating infection and disease will eventually be controlled depends largely on the widespread availability of safe, effective and affordable vaccines (Purcell 1994).


Direct Gene Transfer Virus Surface Antigen Subviral Particle Peak Antibody Titer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. L. Davis
    • 1
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  1. 1.Loeb Research InstituteOttawa Civic HospitalOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Faculties of Health Sciences and MedicineUniversity of OttawaCanada

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