Sub-optimal protection against past hepatitis B virus infection where subtype mismatch exists between vaccine and circulating viral genotype in northern Australia
Benjamin C Cheah, Jane Davies, Gurmeet R Singh, Nicholas Wood, Kathy Jackson, Margaret Littlejohn, Belinda Davison, Peter McIntyre, Stephen Locarnini, Joshua S Davis, Steven YC Tong
Vaccine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project
Awarded by NHMRC fellowships
We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land where this research was undertaken. We thank the young adults of the ABC, and their families and communities for their co-operation and support, as well as all the individuals who helped in urban and remote locations. We thank the dedicated ABC research team who traced participants and collected data. We wish to acknowledge the late Dr. Susan Sayers, founder of the ABC study, who dedicated her life to paediatric Indigenous health in the Top End. The work was supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grants (#1060811 and #1046391) and NHMRC fellowships to SYCT (#1145033), JSD (#1083105) and ID (#1123427).