References - Herd Immunity Other References

  1. Prakobphol A, Xu F, Hoang VM, Larsson T, Bergstrom J, Johansson I, Frangsmyr L, Holmskov U, Leffler H, Nilsson C, Boren T, Wright JR, Stromberg N, Fisher SJ. Salivary agglutinin, which binds Streptococcus mutans and Helicobacter pylori, is the lung scavenger receptor cysteine-rich protein gp-340. J Biol Chem 2000 Dec 22;275(51):39860-6. Salivary agglutinin is a high molecular mass component of human saliva that binds Streptococcus...

  2. Montgomery SM, Wakefield AJ, Morris DL, Pounder RE, Murch SH. The initial care of newborn infants and subsequent hay fever. Allergy 2000 Oct;55(10):916-22. BACKGROUND: Patterns of neonatal exposure to microorganisms have changed substantially...

  3. Tu W, Cheung PT, Lau YL. Insulin-like growth factor 1 promotes cord blood T cell maturation and inhibits its spontaneous and phytohemagglutinin-induced apoptosis through different mechanisms. J Immunol 2000 Aug 1;165(3):1331-6. Functional immaturity of neonatal T cells is related to their immature phenotype, with the majority of...

  4. Ip WK, Lau YL, Chan SY, Mok CC, Chan D, Tong KK, Lau CS. Mannose-binding lectin and rheumatoid arthritis in southern Chinese. Arthritis Rheum 2000 Aug;43(8):1679-87. OBJECTIVE: Insufficiency of mannose-binding lectin (MBL) is associated with recurrent infections...

  5. Haller CA, Simpser E. Breastfeeding: 1999 perspective. Curr Opin Pediatr 1999 Oct;11(5):379-83. Although the vast majority of pediatricians agree that breastfeeding is the preferred form of infant feeding...

  6. Hanson LA. Human milk and host defence: immediate and long-term effects. Acta Paediatr Suppl 1999 Aug;88(430):42-6. Convincing studies demonstrate significant protection during breastfeeding against diarrhoea, respiratory...

  7. Tu W, Zhang DK, Cheung PT, Tsao SW, Lau YL. Effect of insulin-like growth factor 1 on PHA-stimulated cord blood mononuclear cell telomerase activity. Br J Haematol 1999 Mar;104(4):785-94. Telomerase may contribute to the capacity for cell replication by compensating for the loss of telomere length...

  8. Karlsson MR, Kahu H, Hanson LA, Telemo E, Dahlgren UI. Neonatal colonization of rats induces immunological tolerance to bacterial antigens. Eur J Immunol 1999 Jan;29(1):109-18. We wanted to investigate the immunological events occurring in rats intestinally colonized from birth...

  9. Hanson LA. Breastfeeding provides passive and likely long-lasting active immunity. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 1998 Dec;81(6):523-33; quiz 533-4, 537. OBJECTIVES: The reader of this review will learn about the mechanisms through which breastfeeding protects against...

  10. Lau YL, Yung R, Low L, Sung R, Leung CW, Lee WH. Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in Hong Kong. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1998 Sep;17(9 Suppl):S165-9. A 5-year territory-wide retrospective survey of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) diseases...

  11. Wang F, Wang CL, Tan CT, Manivasagar M. Systemic lupus erythematosus in Malaysia: a study of 539 patients and comparison of prevalence and disease expression in different racial and gender groups. Lupus 1997;6(3):248-53. The aims of this study were to examine the clinical and laboratory features of Malaysian patients...

  12. Ulanova M, Hahn-Zoric M, Lau YL, Lucas A, Hanson LA. Expression of Haemophilus influenzae type b idiotype 1 on naturally acquired antibodies. Clin Exp Immunol 1996 Sep;105(3):422-8. The Chinese population in Hong Kong has a low incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type...

  13. Kangro HO, Osman HK, Lau YL, Heath RB, Yeung CY, Ng MH. Seroprevalence of antibodies to human herpesviruses in England and Hong Kong. J Med Virol 1994 May;43(1):91-6. The age-related prevalence of antibodies to herpesviruses was compared in England and Hong Kong...

  14. Lau YL, Jones BM, Ng KW, Yeung CY. Percentile ranges for serum IgG subclass concentrations in healthy Chinese children. Clin Exp Immunol 1993 Feb;91(2):337-41. In order to establish normal reference ranges of serum immunoglobulin G subclasses for different...

  15. Stiehm ER, Winter HS, Bryson YJ. Cellular (T cell) immunity in the human newborn. Pediatrics 1979 Nov;64(5 Pt 2 Suppl):814-21. The cellular immune system of the human newborn, like the rest of the immunologic apparatus, is anatomically intact...

  16. Hanson LA, Ahlstedt S, Carlsson B, Fallstrom SP, Kaijser B, Lindblad BS, Akerlund AS, Eden CS. New knowledge in human milk immunoglobulin. Acta Paediatr Scand 1978 Sep;67(5):577-82. One of the anti-infection principles of maternal milk is the predominant milk immunoglobulin..