Nature Reviews Immunology
Volume 18 Issue 9, September 2018
Perspective | 05 June 2018
Antibodies and tuberculosis: finally coming of age?
Most candidate vaccines for tuberculosis are designed to boost cell-mediated immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the intracellular bacterium that causes the disease. This Opinion article considers the rationale for also harnessing antibody-mediated immunity in future tuberculosis vaccines.
Hao Li & Babak Javid