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Assessing the external validity of a randomized controlled trial of anthelminthics in mothers and their children in Entebbe, Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2014)
The ‘external validity’ of randomized controlled trials is an important measure of quality, but is often not formally assessed. Trials concerning mass drug administration for helminth control are likely to guide public health ...
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 ...
Association between malaria exposure and Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus seropositivity in Uganda
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015)
Objective: Unlike other herpes viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV) is not ubiquitous worldwide and is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. The reasons for this are unclear. As part of a wider investigation ...
Skin Prick Test Reactivity to Common Allergens Among Women in Entebbe, Uganda
The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of atopic sensitization,and to identify common aeroallergens associated with atopic sensitization among women inEntebbe, Uganda, and to determine risk factors ...