PMID: 15452269
Title: Heterologous human immunodeficiency virus type 1 priming boosting immunization strategies involving replication defective adenovirus and poxvirus vaccine vectors
Abstract: We compared the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-specific cellular immune responses elicited in nonhuman primates by HIV-1 gag-expressing replication-defective adenovirus serotype 5 (Ad5) or poxvirus vectors, used either alone or in combination with each other. The responses arising from a heterologous Ad5 priming-poxvirus boosting regimen were significantly greater than those elicited by homologous regimens with the individual vectors or by a heterologous poxvirus priming-Ad5 boosting regimen. The heterologous Ad5 priming-poxvirus boosting approach may have potential utility in humans as a means of inducing high levels of cellular immunity.
Date: 1970-08-20
Year: 2004
Journal: J. Virol.
PMID Author: Casimiro DR, Bett AJ, Fu TM, Davies ME, Tang A, Wilson KA, Chen M, Long R, McKelvey T, Chastain M, Gurunathan S, Tartaglia J, Emini EA, Shiver J
PMC Link #: PMC521810

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