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helminth infection

Malaria vaccine efficacy: overcoming the helminth hurdle

July 19, 2010 - 13:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
JV Cruz-Chan, M Rosado-Vallado, E Dumonteil
Reference: 
Expert Review of Vaccines, July 2010, Vol. 9, No. 7, Pages 707-711

Several studies have documented that helminth infections can interfere with the development of the immune response of vaccines against different diseases, although some results have been contradictory.

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