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The effects of aflatoxin exposure on Hepatitis B-vaccine induced immunity in Kenyan children

Abstract:

Background: Globally, approximately three million children die each year from vaccine preventable infectious diseases mainly in developing countries. Despite the success of the expanded immunization program, not all infants and children around the world develop the same protective immune response to the same vaccine. A vaccine must induce a response over the basal immune response that may be driven by population-specific, environmental or socio-economic factors. Mycotoxins like aflatoxins are...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care More from this journal
Volume:
49
Issue:
5
Pages:
117-130
Publication date:
2019-05-16
Acceptance date:
2019-05-16
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EISSN:
1538-3199
ISSN:
1538-5442
Pmid:
31103452

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