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Research Article

Can Prenatal Malaria Exposure Produce an Immune Tolerant Phenotype?: A Prospective Birth Cohort Study in Kenya

  • Indu Malhotra,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Arlene Dent,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Peter Mungai,

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Alex Wamachi,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • John H. Ouma,

    Affiliation: Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • David L. Narum,

    Affiliation: Malaria Vaccine Development Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Eric Muchiri,

    Affiliation: Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Daniel J. Tisch,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Christopher L. King mail

    cxk21@case.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Published: July 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000116

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