Do Antenatal Parasite Infections Devalue Childhood Vaccination?

@article{Labeaud2009DoAP,
  title={Do Antenatal Parasite Infections Devalue Childhood Vaccination?},
  author={A Desiree Labeaud and Indu J Malhotra and Maria J. King and Christopher L King and Charles H King},
  journal={PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={449 - 457}
}
On a global basis, both potent vaccine efficacy and high vaccine coverage are necessary to control and eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases. Emerging evidence from animal and human studies suggest that neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) significantly impair response to standard childhood immunizations. A review of efficacy and effectiveness studies of vaccination among individuals with chronic parasitic infections was conducted, using PUBMED database searches and analysis of data from the… CONTINUE READING
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