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Research Article

Melioidosis Vaccines: A Systematic Review and Appraisal of the Potential to Exploit Biodefense Vaccines for Public Health Purposes

  • Sharon J. Peacock equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sharon J. Peacock, Direk Limmathurotsakul

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Direk Limmathurotsakul equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sharon J. Peacock, Direk Limmathurotsakul

    direk@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Tropical Hygiene, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Yoel Lubell,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Gavin C. K. W. Koh,

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Lisa J. White,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Nicholas P. J. Day,

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Richard W. Titball

    Affiliation: College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001488

About the Authors

Sharon J. Peacock
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Sharon J. Peacock, Direk Limmathurotsakul, Yoel Lubell, Gavin C. K. W. Koh, Lisa J. White, Nicholas P. J. Day
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Sharon J. Peacock, Gavin C. K. W. Koh
Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Direk Limmathurotsakul
Department of Tropical Hygiene, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Nicholas P. J. Day
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
Richard W. Titball
College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: direk@tropmedres.ac

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJP DL YL GCKWK LJW NPJD RWT. Analyzed the data: DL YL LJW. Wrote the paper: SJP DL YL GCKWK LJW NPJD RWT.