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Early Exposure of Infants to GI Nematodes Induces Th2 Dominant Immune Responses Which Are Unaffected by Periodic Anthelminthic Treatment

  • Victoria J. Wright,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Shaali Makame Ame,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Wawi, Chake Chake, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania

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  • Haji Said Haji,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Wawi, Chake Chake, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania

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  • Rosemary E. Weir,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • David Goodman,

    Affiliation: Centre for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • David I. Pritchard,

    Affiliation: School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Mahdi Ramsan Mohamed,

    Affiliation: RTI International, Dar es Salam, United Republic of Tanzania

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  • Hamad Juma Haji,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Wawi, Chake Chake, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania

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  • James M. Tielsch,

    Affiliation: Centre for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Rebecca J. Stoltzfus,

    Affiliation: Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Quentin D. Bickle mail

    quentin.bickle@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 19, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000433

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