Immune responses to Helicobacter pylori infection in Bangladeshi children during their first two years of life and the association between maternal antibodies and onset of infection.

@article{Bhuiyan2010ImmuneRT,
  title={Immune responses to Helicobacter pylori infection in Bangladeshi children during their first two years of life and the association between maternal antibodies and onset of infection.},
  author={Taufiqur Rahman Bhuiyan and Amit Saha and Anna Lundgren and Firdausi Qadri and A M Svennerholm},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={202 11},
  pages={1676-84}
}
BACKGROUND A birth cohort of 238 children in Bangladesh was monitored during the initial 2 years of life to analyze immune responses against Helicobacter pylori in relation to infection and spontaneous eradication and to evaluate a possible association between maternal antibodies and protection against early onset of infection. METHODS H. pylori infection was determined by a stool antigen test and serologic testing. Immune responses were analyzed in depth in 50 children. RESULTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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