H. -D. Nothdurft

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The reactogenicity and safety of an experimental hepatitis B (HB) vaccine containing adjuvant system (AS04) was compared with a licensed vaccine in a phase III, single-blind, randomised study in healthy volunteers >or=15 years of age. A total of 1303 subjects were enrolled to receive either two doses of HB-AS04 (0, 6 months) or three doses of the comparator(More)
BACKGROUND The magnitude of the current Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic has led to a declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the WHO. Findings of viable viral particles in semen for several weeks are corroborating reports of sexual transmission of ZIKV. Serious consequences of a positive diagnostic result particularly in the pregnant(More)
In order to identify the prevalence ofEntamoeba histolytica in tourists with diarrhoea returning from countries of the developing world, sensitivity and specificity of a commercially available enzyme immunoassay (EIA) kit for the detection ofEntamoeba histolytica coproantigen in stool were evaluated. Five hundred seventy-seven specimens from 469 patients(More)
BACKGROUND The etiological agents of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and typhoid fever share similar patterns of global distribution, and cause significant disease burden in travelers to endemic countries. Combined vaccination against all three diseases, based on currently available vaccines, would promote compliance and convenience for travelers. This clinical(More)
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