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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 ...
Effects of Maternal and Infant Co-infections, and of Maternal Immunization, on the Infant Response to BCG and Tetanus Immunization
Some vaccines show poor efficacy in tropical countries. Within a birth cohort in Uganda, we investigatedfactors that might influence responses to BCG and tetanus immunisation. Whole blood assay responsesto crude culture ...