Selected papers

Selected recent Bandim Health Project publications on non-specific effects of vaccines

Benn CS, Netea MG, Selin LK, Aaby P. A small jab – a big effect: nonspecific immunomodulation by vaccines. Trends Immunol 2013 May 13. doi:pii: S1471-4906(13)00058-6.10.1016/j.it.2013.04.004.

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Sørup S, Benn CS, Poulsen A, Krause TG, Aaby P, Ravn H. Live vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella and the risk of hospital admissions for nontargeted infections. JAMA 2014; 311(8):826-35. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.470.

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Aaby P, Kollmann TR, Benn CS. Nonspecific effects of neonatal and infant vaccination: public-health, immunological and conceptual challenges. Nat Immunol 2014 Sep 18;15(10):895-9. doi: 10.1038/ni.2961.

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Rieckmann A, Villumsen M, Sørup S, Haugaard LK, Ravn H, Roth A, Baker JL, Benn CS, Aaby P. Vaccinations against smallpox and tuberculosis are associated with better long-term survival: a Danish case-cohort study 1971-2010. Int J Epidemiol 2016 Jul 5. pii: dyw120.

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Benn CS, Fisker AB, Whittle HC, Aaby P. Revaccination with Live Attenuated Vaccines Confer Additional Beneficial Nonspecific Effects on Overall Survival: A Review. EBioMedicine 2016 Aug;10:312-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.07.016.

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Arts RJW, Moorlag SJCFM, Novakovic B, Li Y, Wang SY, Oosting M, Kumar V, Xavier RJ, Wijmenga C, Joosten LAB, Reusken CBEM, Benn CS, Aaby P, Koopmans MP, Stunnenberg HG, van Crevel R, Netea MG. BCG Vaccination Protects against Experimental Viral Infection in Humans through the Induction of Cytokines Associated with Trained Immunity. Cell Host Microbe 2018 Jan 10;23(1):89-100.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2017.12.010.

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Biering-Sørensen S, Aaby P, Lund N, Monteiro I, Jensen K, Eriksen HB, Schaltz-Buchholzer F, Jørgensen ASP, Rodrigues A, Fisker AB, Benn CS. Early BCG and neonatal mortality among low-birth-weight infants: A randomised controlled trial. Clin Inf Dis 2017: 65: 1183-1190.

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Last revised 10 October 2018