Inverse association between BCG immunisation and intestinal nematode infestation among HIV-1-positive individuals in Uganda

Publication Date: 
Saturday, September 18, 1999
Elliott AM, Nakiyingi J, Quigley MA, French N, Gilks C and Whitworth JAG

Exposure to infections in infancy may induce a sustained bias in the immune response. In our study, previous BCG immunisation was associated with a reduced prevalence of intestinal nematode infection.

Publisher: 
Lancet
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