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Effects of postnatal interventions for the reduction of vertical HIV transmission on infant growth and non-HIV infections : a systematic review
(BioMed Central, 2013-12-20)
Introduction: Guidelines in resource-poor settings have progressively included interventions to reduce postnatal HIV transmission through breast milk. In addition to HIV-free survival, infant growth and non-HIV infections ...
Antibody responses to vaccination among South African HIV-exposed and unexposed uninfected infants during the first 2 years of life
(American Society for Microbiology, 2013-01)
HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) infants born to HIV-infected mothers from areas in the world with a high burden of infectious disease suffer higher infectious morbidity and mortality than their HIV unexposed uninfected ...
Ontogeny of toll-like receptor mediated cytokine responses of South African infants throughout the first year of life
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-13)
The first year of life represents a time of marked susceptibility to infections; this is particularly true for regions in sub-Saharan Africa. As innate immunity directs the adaptive immune response, the observed increased ...
Optimising automation of a manual enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
(AOSIS Publishing, 2012-10)
Objective: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) are widely used to quantify immunoglobulin levels induced by infection or vaccination. Compared to conventional manual assays, automated ELISA systems offer more ...