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Effect of praziquantel treatment against schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on anti-schistosome immune responses in pregnant women and their babies
(Makerere University, 2008-01)
Chemotherapy with praziquantel against schistosomiasis acts in synergy with the immune responses against the schistosomes. Praziquantel acts by disruption of the integrity of the surface membranes of schistosomes and this ...
Effect of helminth infections and antihelminthic treatment during pregnancy on antibody response to Tetanus immunisation in women and their babies
(Makerere University, 2010-11)
Uganda is still among the 46 countries that have not yet achieved neonatal tetanus (NT) global elimination target despite its adoption of the WHO strategy to vaccinate against tetanus during pregnancy. Immunisation of ...
Frequency of markers of resistance to antifolates used as preventive therapy for placental malaria in pregnant women, Tororo District
Antifolates are currently being used in Africa as intermittent preventive therapy (IPT) to prevent malaria in pregnant women. It is recommended that HIV-uninfected pregnant women receive at least two doses of sulfadoxine ...