Journal article

The influence of neonatal Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) immunisation on heterologous vaccine responses in infants

Petra Zimmermann, Susan Donath, Kirsten P Perrett, Nicole L Messina, Nicole Ritz, Mihai G Netea, Katie L Flanagan, Fiona RM van der Klis, Nigel Curtis, Veronica Abruzzo, Katie Allen, Dan Casalaz, Bridget Freyne, Kaya Gardiner, Susie Germano, Care Morrison, Anne Louise Ponsonby, Roy Robins-Browne, Frank Shann, Peter Vuillermin

Vaccine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (grants GNT1051228 and GNT1099680), the University of Melbourne (International Research Scholarship to PZ), and the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (Fellowship to PZ). MGN was supported by a Spinoza grant of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. We thank Rhian Bonnici for help with processing of blood samples, Hannah Elborough and Judith Spotswood for collection of blood samples, and Casey Goodall for help with data entry. We also thank Prof Andrew Pollard for his helpful comments on the manuscript.