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Research Article

Safety of the Recombinant Cholera Toxin B Subunit, Killed Whole-Cell (rBS-WC) Oral Cholera Vaccine in Pregnancy

  • Ramadhan Hashim,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Ahmed M. Khatib,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

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  • Godwin Enwere,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Jin Kyung Park,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Rita Reyburn,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Mohammad Ali,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Na Yoon Chang,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Deok Ryun Kim,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Benedikt Ley,

    Affiliations: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea, Biocenter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Kamala Thriemer,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Anna Lena Lopez,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • John D. Clemens,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Jacqueline L. Deen,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Sunheang Shin,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Christian Schaetti,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Raymond Hutubessy,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Maria Teresa Aguado,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Marie Paule Kieny,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • David Sack,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Stephen Obaro,

    Affiliation: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Attiye J. Shaame,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

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  • Said M. Ali,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Chake-Chake, Zanzibar

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  • Abdul A. Saleh,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

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  • Lorenz von Seidlein mail,

    lseidlein@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Mohamed S. Jiddawi

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

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  • Published: July 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001743

About the Authors

Ramadhan Hashim, Jin Kyung Park, Rita Reyburn, Mohammad Ali, Na Yoon Chang, Deok Ryun Kim, Benedikt Ley, Kamala Thriemer, Anna Lena Lopez, John D. Clemens, Jacqueline L. Deen, Sunheang Shin
International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea
Ahmed M. Khatib, Attiye J. Shaame, Abdul A. Saleh, Mohamed S. Jiddawi
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar
Godwin Enwere, Raymond Hutubessy, Maria Teresa Aguado, Marie Paule Kieny
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Benedikt Ley
Biocenter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Christian Schaetti
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Christian Schaetti
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
David Sack
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Stephen Obaro
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
Said M. Ali
Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Chake-Chake, Zanzibar
Lorenz von Seidlein
Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: lseidlein@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJ LvS JLD JDC KT BL RR GE AMK R. Hashim. Performed the experiments: R. Hashim AMK RR NYC BL KT AS SMS AS LvS. Analyzed the data: JKP MA NYC DRK LvS. Wrote the paper: R. Hashim AMK GE JKP RR MA NYC DRK BL KT ALL JDC JLD SS CS R. Hutubessy MTA MPK DS SO AJS SMA AAS LvS MSJ.