Patent Number: 6,168,796

Title: Immunostimulating activity of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 8 oligosaccharides

Abstract: This invention provides compositions comprising an oligosaccharide of S. pneumoniae serotype 8 useful for stimulating an immune response to an antigen, methods of providing protective immunization against a bacterial pathogen using these compositions, methods of augmenting an immunogenic response to an antigen by administering these S. pneumoniae serotype 8 oligosaccharide compositions along with the antigen, and methods of making the immunostimulatory compositions described above.

Inventors: Malcolm; Andrew J. (Edmonton, CA)

Assignee: Alberta Research Council

International Classification: A61K 39/39 (20060101); A61K 039/09 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018