Correlates of immunity to filovirus infection. Academic Article Review uri icon

start page

  • 982

end page

  • 1000

abstract

  • Filoviruses can cause severe, often fatal hemorrhagic fever in humans. Recent advances in vaccine and therapeutic drug development have provided encouraging data concerning treatment of these infections. However, relatively little is known about immune responses in fatal versus non-fatal filovirus infection. This review summarizes the published literature on correlates of immunity to filovirus infection, and highlights deficiencies in our knowledge on this topic. It is likely that there are several types of successful immune responses, depending on the type of filovirus, and the presence and timing of vaccination or drug treatment.

date/time value

  • 2011

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3390/v3070982

PubMed Identifier

  • 21994766

volume

  • 3

number

  • 7

keywords

  • Animals
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Filoviridae
  • Filoviridae Infections
  • Humans
  • Mice