Passive Immunity against Common Infant Pathogens in HIV-1 Exposed Infants in Nairobi

Funding: AI-27757 NIH University of Washington Center for AIDS Research – internal award:
PI: K Holmes/C Farquhar
Time Period: 3/1/03 Р2/29/08 (parent grant)  8/1/03 Р2/28/05 (award)

This study focused on placental transfer of measles and tetanus IgG in a cohort of HIV-1 infected mothers and their infants.  The primary aim was to determine whether maternal immune status and HIV-1 viral load influence infant antibody levels and antigen-specific IgG transfer via the placenta.

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