Vaccination against Babesiosis

A special issue of Vaccines (ISSN 2076-393X).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (7 December 2022) | Viewed by 283

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Centre de Biologie Structurale, INSERM U1054, CNRS UMR 5048, Université de Montpellier, 34090 Montpellier, France
Interests: structural basis of plant immunity; high pressure NMR; recombinant anti parasitic vaccines

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues, 

We wish to publish a Special Issue concerning the state of the art in the field of vaccination against Babesia.

We invite submissions in the form of original research papers or review papers on the topic of your choice in this area. Babesia and babesiosis as a widespread disease, with multiple clinical forms found in multiple host–parasite interactions, have been studied from multiple angles, and we hope to reflect this diversity in our Special Issue. This represents an opportunity to create an overview of current research that could be translated in efficient actions to control parasites in the field, both for human and animal populations.

As a proposal, and among other potential topics, we suggest papers concerning various host and parasite species, ranging from basic science to operational interventions in the field, with a focus on:

  • Current and future strategies to identify vaccine candidates and to define correlates of protection.
  • Knowledge from successful and unsuccessful Babesia vaccines: live, subunit or recombinant.
  • Stimulating molecules from the parasite: proteins are not alone...
  • Host response to infection: immune and physiopathological response.
  • Industrial and regulatory issues in Babesia vaccine market.
  • Cross-species immunity in Babesia; immune response against vectors. 

Dr. Stéphane Delbecq
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • Babesia
  • vaccine
  • antigen
  • one health
  • immune escape mechanism
  • industrial production
  • protein structure
  • correlate of protection

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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