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Maternal Infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and Congenital Chagas Disease Induce a Trend to a Type 1 Polarization of Infant Immune Responses to Vaccines

  • Nicolas Dauby,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Cristina Alonso-Vega,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Eduardo Suarez,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Amilcar Flores,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Emmanuel Hermann,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Marisol Córdova,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Tatiana Tellez,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Faustino Torrico,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Carine Truyens mail,

    ctruyens@ulb.ac.be

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Yves Carlier

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Published: December 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000571

About the Authors

Nicolas Dauby, Emmanuel Hermann, Carine Truyens, Yves Carlier
Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
Cristina Alonso-Vega, Eduardo Suarez, Amilcar Flores, Marisol Córdova, Tatiana Tellez, Faustino Torrico
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon (UMSS), Cochabamba, Bolivia

Corresponding Author

Email: ctruyens@ulb.ac.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EH CT YC. Performed the experiments: ND CAV AF CT. Analyzed the data: ND CT YC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAV ES MC TT FT CT. Wrote the paper: ND CT YC.