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Children With Noncritical Infections Have Increased Intestinal Permeability, Endotoxemia and Altered Innate Immune Responses
(Wolters Kluwer Health Inc., 2019-07)
BACKGROUND: Children with critical illness have increased intestinal permeability and a period of immunoparalysis, mediated by elevated circulating endotoxin. Whether children with less severe infections have similar ...
The Anti-inflammatory Effects of Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa.
(Oxford University Press, 2019-10-23)
Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis reduces morbidity and mortality among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in sub-Saharan Africa, regardless of age, degree of immunosuppression, disease stage, or duration ...
Determinants of urogenital schistosomiasis among pregnant women and its association with pregnancy outcomes, neonatal deaths and child growth.
BACKGROUND: Schistosoma haematobium is a parasitic helminth which causes urogenital pathology. The impact of urogenital schistosomiasis during pregnancy on birth outcomes and child growth is poorly understood. METHODS: ...
Current Understanding of Innate Immune Cell Dysfunction in Childhood Undernutrition.
Undernutrition affects millions of children in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and underlies almost half of all deaths among children under 5 years old. The growth deficits that characterize childhood undernutrition ...
Schistosomiasis in the first 1000 days