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Immune responses to the enduring hypoxic response antigen Rv0188 are preferentially detected in Mycobacterium bovis infected cattle with low pathology.

Jones GJ, Pirson C, Gideon HP, Wilkinson KA, Sherman DR, Wilkinson RJ, Hewinson RG, Vordermeier HM.

PLoS One. 2011 6(6):e21371. Epub 2011 Jun 21.  PMID: 21712953

Vaccines designed to protect against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection may aid the identification of novel vaccine constructs and diagnostic antigens for bovine tuberculosis.

Pirson C, Vipond J, Hall Y, Williams A, Vordermeier HM.

Vet Microbiol. 2011 Mar 24;148(2-4):232-7. Epub 2010 Sep 28.  PMID: 20880640

Simultaneous measurement of antigen-stimulated interleukin-1 beta and gamma interferon production enhances test sensitivity for the detection of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle.

Screening of highly expressed mycobacterial genes identifies Rv3615c as a useful differential diagnostic antigen for the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

Sidders B, Pirson C, Hogarth PJ, Hewinson RG, Stoker NG, Vordermeier HM, Ewer K.

Infect Immun. 2008 Sep;76(9):3932-9. Epub 2008 Jun 2.  PMID: 18519559


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Differential effects of Mycobacterium bovis - derived polar and apolar lipid fractions on bovine innate immune cells.

Pirson C, Jones GJ, Steinbach S, Besra G, Vordermeier HM.

Vet Res. 2012 Jun 27;43(1):54. PMID: 22738036

Highly purified mycobacterial phosphatidylinositol mannosides drive cell mediated responses and activate NKT cells in cattle

Pirson C, Engel R, Jones GJ, Holder T, Holst O, Vordermeier HM.    

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Feb;22(2):178-84. PMID: 25499010

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