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BCG vaccination is associated with reduced malaria prevalence in children under the age of 5 years in sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Mike LT Berendsen Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsOdense Patient data Explorative Network (OPEN), Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, Odense, DenmarkBandim Health Project, Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines (CVIVA), Copenhagen, DenmarkBandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sjors WL van Gijzel Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeroen Smits Global Data Lab, Institute for Management Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Quirijn de Mast Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Aaby Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christine S Benn Odense Patient data Explorative Network (OPEN), Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, Odense, DenmarkBandim Health Project, Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines (CVIVA), Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mihai G Netea Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsDepartment for Genomics & Immunoregulation, Life and Medical Sciences Institute (LIMES), University of Bonn, Bonn, GermanyHuman Genomics Laboratory, Craiova University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andre JAM van der Ven Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Mike LT Berendsen; Mike.Berendsen{at}radboudumc.nl
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Berendsen ML, van Gijzel SW, Smits J, et al
BCG vaccination is associated with reduced malaria prevalence in children under the age of 5 years in sub-Saharan Africa

Publication history

  • Received July 22, 2019
  • Revised September 26, 2019
  • Accepted October 19, 2019
  • First published November 14, 2019.
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November 14, 2019

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