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Effect of Praziquantel Treatment during Pregnancy on Cytokine Responses to Schistosome Antigens: Results of a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
(Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2008)
Praziquantel treatment of schistosomiasis boosts antischistosome responses, with type 2 helper T cell bias that may contribute to immunologically mediated killing and to protection against reinfection. Praziquantel treatment ...
The impact of helminths on the response to immunization and on the incidence of infection and disease in childhood in Uganda: design of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, factorial trial of deworming interventions delivered in pregnancy and early childhood [ISRCTN32849447]
(Society for Clinical Trials, 2007)
Helminths have profound effects on the immune response, allowing long-term survival of parasites with minimal damage to the host. Some of these effects “spill-over”, altering responses to non-helminth antigens or allergens. ...
Risk Factors for Helminth, Malaria, and HIV Infection in Pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda
(Uganda Martyrs University, 2009)
factors for infections informs planning of interventions and analysis of the impact of infections on health outcomes.To describe risk factors for helminths, malaria and HIV in pregnant Ugandan women before intervention in ...
Trends of Reported HIV Sexual Risk Behaviour and HIV Incidence Among Fisher Folk in Uganda Receiving Clinic-Based Routine HIV Counseling and Testing
HIV counseling and testing (HCT) has been shown to reduce HIV risk behaviorandis central to HIV prevention programs. We investigated risk behaviorand HIV incidenceTrendsin a fisher folkcohort on Lake Victoria, Uganda. HIV ...
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 ...