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Cord blood IgG and the risk of severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the first year of life.

Abstract:

Young infants are less susceptible to severe episodes of malaria but the targets and mechanisms of protection are not clear. Cord blood antibodies may play an important role in mediating protection but many studies have examined their association with the outcome of infection or non-severe malaria. Here, we investigated whether cord blood IgG to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens and antibody-mediated effector functions were associated with reduced odds of developing severe malaria at d...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.09.005

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Murungi, LM More by this author
Sondén, K More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Parasitology Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
153-162
Publication date:
2016-11-05
Acceptance date:
2016-09-03
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EISSN:
1879-0135
ISSN:
0020-7519
Pubs id:
pubs:686280
URN:
uri:1469e2fa-6f34-419f-b6b4-e0ce56ee9a35
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uuid:1469e2fa-6f34-419f-b6b4-e0ce56ee9a35
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pubs:686280

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