Immunological consequences of intermittent preventive treatment against malaria in Senegalese preschool children.


Boulanger, D; Sarr, JB; Fillol, F; Sokhna, C; Cisse, B; Schacht, AM; Trape, JF; Riveau, G; Simondon, F; Greenwood, B; Remoué, F; (2010) Immunological consequences of intermittent preventive treatment against malaria in Senegalese preschool children. Malar J, 9. p. 363. ISSN 1475-2875 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-363

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Abstract

Intermittent preventive treatment in children (IPTc) is a promising strategy to control malaria morbidity. A significant concern is whether IPTc increases children's susceptibility to subsequent malaria infection by altering their anti-Plasmodium acquired immunity.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Malaria Centre
Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH)
PubMed ID: 21167018
Web of Science ID: 287604500001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1262

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