Which vaccine is effective against Proteus infections?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: Shirin A Mazumder, MD, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

A vaccine derived from purified mannose-resistant Proteus -like (MR/P) fimbriae proteins has been proven to prevent infection in mouse models and is under clinical research, but it is not available commercially. Vaccine description is beyond the scope of this article.


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