14. Anthrax Vaccines

  1. Nicholas H. Bergman
  1. Elke Saile and
  2. Conrad P. Quinn

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch14

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

How to Cite

Saile, E. and Quinn, C. P. (2010) Anthrax Vaccines, in Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax (ed N. H. Bergman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch14

Author Information

  1. National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immune Response Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410110

Online ISBN: 9780470891193



  • anthrax vaccines, history of anthrax vaccines - biomedical science, influenced by society's perception of threat posed by infectious diseases;
  • anthrax vaccine duration, of induced immunity in humans - initial priming series not known;
  • anthrax vaccine research, extensive data - on PA vaccine efficacy, augmenting PA vaccine and employing novel delivery technologies and adjuvants


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development of Cellular Vaccines

  • Development of Acellular Vaccines

  • Vaccine Efficacy

  • Duration of Immunity

  • Vaccine Safety

  • Recombinant PA Vaccines

  • Anthrax Vaccine Research

  • Conclusions and Future Prospects

  • References