Affiliation: Brown University
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..This potential mechanistic link between maternal schistosomiasis and poor birth outcomes will contribute to the debate regarding treatment of maternal schistosome infections. ..
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. Antibodies to PfSEA-1 block parasite egress from RBCs and protect against malaria infection. Science. 2014;344:871-7 pubmed publisher
..By blocking schizont egress, PfSEA-1 may synergize with other vaccines targeting hepatocyte and RBC invasion. ..
Wu H, Fu Z, Lu K, Pond Tor S, Meng R, Hong Y, et al
. Vaccination with recombinant paramyosin in Montanide ISA206 protects against Schistosoma japonicum infection in water buffalo. Vaccine. 2017;35:3409-3415 pubmed publisher
..8% lower worm burden compared to controls (p=0.014). These findings indicated that rSj97 is a safe and promising vaccine candidate for schistosomiasis japonica in water buffalo. ..