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Development of a New Vaccine for the Prevention of Lassa Fever

  • Thomas W Geisbert equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas W Geisbert, Steven Jones

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tom.geisbert@amedd.army.mil

    Affiliations: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Steven Jones equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas W Geisbert, Steven Jones

    Affiliations: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Elizabeth A Fritz,

    Affiliation: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Amy C Shurtleff,

    Affiliation: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Joan B Geisbert,

    Affiliation: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Ryan Liebscher,

    Affiliation: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Allen Grolla,

    Affiliation: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Ute Ströher,

    Affiliations: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Lisa Fernando,

    Affiliation: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Kathleen M Daddario,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mary C Guttieri,

    Affiliation: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Bianca R Mothé,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos, California, United States of America

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  • Tom Larsen,

    Affiliation: Pathology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Lisa E Hensley,

    Affiliation: Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Peter B Jahrling,

    Affiliation: Headquarters, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Heinz Feldmann

    Affiliations: Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Published: June 28, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020183

About the Authors

Thomas W Geisbert, Elizabeth A Fritz, Amy C Shurtleff, Joan B Geisbert, Mary C Guttieri, Lisa E Hensley
Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America
Thomas W Geisbert, Kathleen M Daddario
Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Steven Jones, Ryan Liebscher, Allen Grolla, Ute Ströher, Lisa Fernando, Heinz Feldmann
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Steven Jones
Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Ute Ströher, Heinz Feldmann
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Bianca R Mothé
Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos, California, United States of America
Tom Larsen
Pathology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America
Peter B Jahrling
Headquarters, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: tom.geisbert@amedd.army.mil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Please see acknowledgements section