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  • Harriet Mpairwe, Emily L Webb, +11 authors Alison M Elliott
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric allergy and immunology : official…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 May 2011)
  • Background Allergy is commoner in developed than in developing countries. Chronic worm infections show inverse associations with allergy, and prenatal exposures may be critical to allergy risk.Continue Reading
  • Juliet Ndibazza, Lawrence Muhangi, +8 authors Alison M Elliott
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 15 February 2010)
  • BACKGROUND Helminth infections during pregnancy may be associated with adverse outcomes, including maternal anemia, low birth weight, and perinatal mortality. Deworming during pregnancy has thereforeContinue Reading
  • Emily L Webb, Patrice A. Mawa, +22 authors Alison M Elliott
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 January 2011)
  • Summary Background Helminth infections affect the human immune response. We investigated whether prenatal exposure to and treatment of maternal helminth infections affects development of an infant'sContinue Reading
  • Alison M Elliott, Moses Kizza, +8 authors James AG Whitworth
  • Medicine
  • Clinical trials
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 February 2007)
  • Background Helminths have profound effects on the immune response, allowing long-term survival of parasites with minimal damage to the host. Some of these effects “spill-over”, altering responses toContinue Reading
  • Juliet Ndibazza, Harriet Mpairwe, +18 authors Alison M Elliott
  • Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2012 (First Publication: 7 December 2012)
  • Background Helminth infections may modulate immune responses to unrelated pathogens and allergens; these effects may commence prenatally. We addressed the hypothesis that anthelminthic treatment inContinue Reading