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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 414027, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/414027
Research Article

Successive Intramuscular Boosting with IFN-Alpha Protects Mycobacterium bovis BCG-Vaccinated Mice against M. lepraemurium Infection

1Unidad Académica de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Avenida Preparatoria, S/N, Colonia Agronomicas, 98066 Zacatecas, ZAC, Mexico
2Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
3Departamento de Inmunología, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Carpio y Plan de Ayala, Colonia Santo Tomas, 11340 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 3 March 2015; Accepted 16 July 2015

Academic Editor: Surendra Nimesh

Copyright © 2015 G. G. Guerrero et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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