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A systematic review of the impact of psychosocial factors on immunity: Implications for enhancing BCG response against tuberculosis.

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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains an urgent global public health priority, causing 1.5 million deaths worldwide in 2018. There is evidence that psychosocial factors modulate immune function; however, how this may influence TB risk or BCG vaccine response, and whether this pathway can be modified through social protection, has not been investigated. This paper aims to: a) systematically review evidence of how psychosocial factors influence the expression of biomark...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
SSM - Population Health Journal website
Volume:
10
Article number:
100522
Publication date:
2019-11-28
Acceptance date:
2019-11-25
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EISSN:
2352-8273
Pmid:
31909166
Pubs id:
1080553
Local pid:
pubs:1080553
Language:
English
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Electronic-eCollection

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