[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Monoclonal antibodies specific for Yersinia pestis V antigen and F1 antigen, administered singly or in combination, protected mice in models of bubonic and pneumonic plague.
Antibodies showed synergy when administered prophylactically and as a therapy 48 h postinfection. Monoclonal antibodies therefore
have potential as a treatment for plague.
Full-text · Article · May 2003 · Infection and Immunity