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Maternal hookworm modifies risk factors for childhood eczema: results from a birth cohort in Uganda
(Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 2014)
Background: Worms may protect against allergy. Early-life worm exposure may be critical, but this has not been fully investigated. Objectives: To investigate whether worms in pregnancy and in early childhood are associated ...
Impact of Anthelminthic Treatment in Pregnancy and Childhood on Immunisations, Infections and Eczema in Childhood: A Randomised Controlled Trial
(Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
Background: Helminth infections may modulate immune responses to unrelated pathogens and allergens; these effects may commence prenatally. We addressed the hypothesis that anthelminthic treatment in pregnancy and early ...