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The role of maternally acquired antibody in providing protective immunity against nontyphoidal salmonella in urban Vietnamese infants: a birth cohort study

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Background Nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) organisms are a major cause of gastroenteritis and bacteremia, but little is known about maternally acquired immunity and natural exposure in infant populations residing in areas where NTS disease is highly endemic. Methods We recruited 503 pregnant mothers and their infants (following delivery) from urban areas in Vietnam and followed infants until they were 1 year old. Exposure to the dominant NTS serovars, Salmonel... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/infdis/jiy501

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
Quynh, NLT More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
219
Issue:
2
Pages:
295–304
Publication date:
2018-10-12
Acceptance date:
2018-08-16
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pubs id:
pubs:929584
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uri:95f707b6-ab84-415d-932c-45a0ca1a988a
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pubs:929584

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