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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.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/S0140-6736(99)03290-0

Type

Journal article

Journal

Lancet

Publication Date

18/09/1999

Volume

354

Pages

1000 - 1001

Keywords

Africa, Africa South Of The Sahara, Delivery Of Health Care, Developing Countries, Diseases, Eastern Africa, English Speaking Africa, Health, Health Services, Hiv Infections, Immunization, Parasitic Diseases, Primary Health Care, Research Report, Uganda, Vaccines, Viral Diseases, Adult, BCG Vaccine, Female, HIV Seropositivity, HIV-1, Humans, Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic, Male, Nematode Infections, Prevalence, Uganda, Vaccination