Inverse association between BCG immunisation and intestinal nematode infestation among HIV-1-positive individuals in Uganda.


Elliott, AM; Nakiyingi, J; Quigley, MA; French, N; Gilks, CF; Whitworth, JA; (2001) Inverse association between BCG immunisation and intestinal nematode infestation among HIV-1-positive individuals in Uganda. Lancet, 354 (9183). pp. 1000-1. ISSN 0140-6736

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Abstract

Exposure to infections in infancy may induce a sustained bias in the immune response. In our study, previous BCG immunisation was associated with a reduced prevalence of intestinal nematode infection.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Neglected Tropical Diseases Network
PubMed ID: 10501367
Web of Science ID: 82596000018
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/10876

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