Karen Rokkedal Lausch

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of vitamin A supplementation and BCG vaccination at birth in low birthweight neonates. DESIGN Randomised, placebo controlled, two by two factorial trial. SETTING Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. PARTICIPANTS 1717 low birthweight neonates born at the national hospital. INTERVENTION Neonates who weighed less than 2.5 kg were(More)
BACKGROUND Studies from low-income countries have suggested that diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine provided after Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination may have a negative effect on female survival. The authors examined the effect of DTP in a cohort of low birthweight (LBW) infants. METHODS 2320 LBW newborns were visited at 2, 6 and 12 months(More)
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