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Parasite infection is associated with Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in Ugandan women
(BioMed Central, 2011)
Background: Immune modulation by parasites may influence susceptibility to bacteria and viruses. We examined the association between current parasite infections, HIV and syphilis (measured in blood or stool samples ...
Anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of infantile eczema: randomised-controlled trial results
(John Wiley & Sons A/S, 2011)
Background: Allergy is commoner in developed than in developing countries. Chronic worm infections show inverse associations with allergy, and prenatal exposures may be critical to allergy risk. Objective: To determine ...
A Description of Congenital Anomalies Among Infants in Entebbe, Uganda
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 2011)
Background: Data on congenital anomalies from developing countries of the sub-Saharan region are scarce. However, it is important to have comprehensive and reliable data on the description and prevalence of congenital ...
Treatment with anthelminthics during pregnancy: what gains and what risks for the mother and child?
(Cambridge University Press, 2011)
In 1994 and 2002, respectively, theWorld Health Organisation proposed that treatment for hookworm and schistosomiasis could be provided during pregnancy. It was hoped that this might have benefits for maternal anaemia, ...
Effect of Single-Dose Anthelmintic Treatment During Pregnancy on an Infant’s Response to Immunisation and on Susceptibility to Infectious Diseases in Infancy: a Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Helminth infections aff ect the human immune response. We investigated whether prenatal exposure to and treatment of maternal helminth infections aff ects development of an infant’s immune response toimmunisations and ...