Katherine Wander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of delayed-type hypersensitivity to Candida albicans and anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibody among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 151:183-90. 2013
  2. pmc Expanding the hygiene hypothesis: early exposure to infectious agents predicts delayed-type hypersensitivity to Candida among children in Kilimanjaro
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37406. 2012
  3. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of C-reactive protein and α(1) -acid glycoprotein for episodes of acute infection among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:565-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint C-reactive protein across the menstrual cycle
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:138-46. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of iron deficiency as a nutritional adaptation to infectious disease: an evolutionary medicine perspective
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:172-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory
    Bettina Shell-Duncan
    University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Box 353100, Seattle, WA 98195 3100, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:1275-83. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of delayed-type hypersensitivity to Candida albicans and anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibody among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 151:183-90. 2013
    ..Among our sample, CMI increased with age and adequate nutrition and was compromised during acute ID. The suggestive CMI-compromising effect of increasing height-for-age may bear further exploration...
  2. pmc Expanding the hygiene hypothesis: early exposure to infectious agents predicts delayed-type hypersensitivity to Candida among children in Kilimanjaro
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37406. 2012
    ..Early infections may also affect later immune responses to pathogen antigen...
  3. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of C-reactive protein and α(1) -acid glycoprotein for episodes of acute infection among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:565-8. 2012
    ..We assessed the sensitivity and specificity of CRP and AGP for identifying acute infectious disease (ID) episodes among children in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania...
  4. doi request reprint C-reactive protein across the menstrual cycle
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:138-46. 2008
    ..18); no association between ovulation or FSH and CRP was found. Hormone changes across the menstrual cycle should be controlled for in future studies of inflammation in reproductive-age women...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of iron deficiency as a nutritional adaptation to infectious disease: an evolutionary medicine perspective
    Katherine Wander
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:172-9. 2009
    ..11). Controlling for age and TSF, the OR for infection associated with an unequivocally iron replete state (compared to all others) was 2.9 (P = 0.01). We conclude that iron deficiency may protect against acute infection in children...
  6. doi request reprint Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory
    Bettina Shell-Duncan
    University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Box 353100, Seattle, WA 98195 3100, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:1275-83. 2011
    ..Our findings support Mackie's assertion that expectations regarding FGC are interdependent; change must therefore be coordinated among interconnected members of social networks...