A study of a virus-like particle vaccine against

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Title A study of a virus-like particle vaccine against Aspergillus fumigatus Author(s) Hua, Yanhong; Citation Hua, Y. [ ]. (2016). A study of a virus-like particle vaccine against Aspergillus fumigatus. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Issued Date 2016 URL Rights The author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.
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Abstract of thesis entitled A study of a virus-like particle vaccine against Aspergillus fumigatus Submitted by HUA Yanhong for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at The University of Hong Kong in August 2016 Aspergillus fumigatus is one of the ubiquitous fungi with airborne conidia, which accounts for most cases of aspergillosis. In immunocompetent hosts, the inhaled conidia are rapidly eliminated. However, immunocompromised or immunodeficient hosts are particularly vulnerable to most Aspergillus infections and invasive aspergillosis (IA), with the mortality from above 50% to 95%. Despite
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