Antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax blood-stage and sporozoite antigens in the postpartum period
Alistair RD McLean, Machteld E Boel, Rose McGready, Ricardo Ataide, Damien Drew, Takafumi Tsuboi, James G Beeson, Francois Nosten, Julie A Simpson, Freya JI Fowkes
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
We wish to thank Rosanna Powell, Gaoqian Feng, Andrew Guy, Xi Zen Yap, Vashti Irani and Kerryn Moore for technical assistance; The Australian Red Cross Blood service for providing whole blood samples; Robin Anders, Christine Langer, Annie Mo, David Narum and Joseph Smith for provision of proteins; the SMRU staff for their contributions; all the study participants for their participation. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (project grant (#1049213) to FF; training award to FF; Infrastructure for Research Institutes Support Scheme Grant; Senior Research Fellowship to JS and JB); Australian Research Council (Future Fellowship to FF); Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support (grant to the Burnet Institute); The Christophe and Rodolphe Merieux Foundation (prize (2008) to FN); Australian Government (Australian Postgraduate Award to AM); SMRU is part of the Mahidol Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Unit supported by the Wellcome Trust of Great Britain. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.