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Immune correlates and impact of immune activation on tuberculosis disease risk

Lisa will present her PhD research on cross-sectional and nested case-control studies based in the MRC UVRI General Population Cohort. The work investigates anti-mycobacterial antibody levels and links effect of BCG vaccination, HIV and HCMV infection in the cross sectional study design. In the nested case-control study, relationships between risk of TB and inflammatory markers, antibody levels and avidity are investigated.


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