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    Kurtis JD, Lanar DE, Opollo M and Duffy PE. Interleukin-10 responses to liver-stage antigen 1 predict human resistance to Plasmodium falciparum. Infect Immun 1999;67:3424-29.

    Friedman JF, Kurtis JD, McGarvey ST, Fraga AL, Silveira A, Pizziolo V, Gazzinelli G, LoVerde P and Correa-Oliveira R. Comparison of self-reported and observed water contact in an S. mansoni endemic village in Brazil. Acta Trop 2001;78:251-9.

    Kurtis JD, Hollingdale MR, Luty AJ, Lanar DE, Krzych U and Duffy PE. Pre-erythrocytic immunity to Plasmodium falciparum: the case for an LSA-1 vaccine. Trends Parasitol 2001;17:219-23.

    Kurtis JD, Mtalib R, Onyango FK and Duffy PE. Human resistance to plasmodium falciparum increases during puberty and is predicted by dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels. Infect Immun 2001;69:123-8.

    Gourley IS, Kurtis JD, Kamoun M, Amon JJ and Duffy PE. Profound bias in interferon-gamma and interleukin-6 allele frequencies in western Kenya, where severe malarial anemia is common in children. J Infect Dis 2002;186:1007-12.

    Friedman JF, Kurtis JD, Mtalib R, Opollo M, Lanar DE and Duffy PE. Malaria is related to decreased nutritional status among male adolescents and adults in the setting of intense perennial transmission. J Infect Dis 2003;188:449- 57.

    Leenstra T, Ter Kuile FO, Kariuki SK, Nixon CP, Oloo AJ, Kager PA and Kurtis JD. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels associated with decreased malaria parasite density and increased hemoglobin concentration in pubertal girls from western Kenya. J Infect Dis 2003;188:297-304.

    Check UpTer Kuile, FO, Terlouw, DJ, Phillips-Howard, PA, Hawley, WA, Friedman, JF, Kariuki, SK, Shi, YP, Kolczak, MS, Lal, AA, Vulule, JM, Nahlen, BL. (2003) Permethrintreated bednets reduce malaria in pregnancy in an area of intense perennial malaria transmission in western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. Vol 68(4S), 50-60.

    Friedman, JF, Kanzaria, HK, McGarvey, ST. (2005) Human schistosomiasis and anemia: the relationship and potential mechanisms. Trends in Parasitology,Vol 21(8), 386-92.

    Friedman, JF, Phillips-Howard, PA, Mirel, LB, Terlouw, DJ, Hawley, W, Nahlen, B, Okello, N, Vulule, JM, ter Kuile, FO. (2005) Progression of stunting and its predictors among school-aged children in western Kenya. Eur J. Clin Nutr., Vol 59(8), 914-22.

    Coutinho HM, McGarvey ST, Acosta LP, Manalo DL, Langdon GC, Leenstra T, Kanzaria HK, Solomon J, Wu H, Olveda RM, Kurtis JD and Friedman JF. Nutritional status and serum cytokine profiles in children, adolescents, and young adults with Schistosoma japonicum-associated hepatic fibrosis, in Leyte, Philippines. J Infect Dis 2005;192:528-36.

    Ezeamama AE, Friedman JF, Acosta LP, Bellinger DC, Langdon GC, Manalo DL, Olveda RM, Kurtis JD and McGarvey ST. Helminth infection and cognitive impairment among Filipino children. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2005;72:540-548.

    Ezeamama AE, Friedman JF, Olveda RM, Acosta LP, Kurtis JD, Mor V and McGarvey ST. Functional significance of lowintensity polyparasite helminth infections in anemia. J Infect Dis 2005;192:2160-70.

    Friedman JF, Kanzaria HK, Acosta LP, Langdon GC, Manalo DL, Wu H, Olveda RM, McGarvey ST and Kurtis JD. Relationship between schistosoma japonicum and nutritional status among children and young adults in leyte, the Philippines. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2005;72:527-33.

    Kanzaria HK, Acosta LP, Langdon GC, Manalo DL, Olveda RM, McGarvey ST, Kurtis JD and Friedman JF. Schistosoma japonicum and occult blood loss in endemic villages in Leyte, the Philippines. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2005;72:115-8.

    Nixon CP, Friedman J, Treanor K, Knopf PM, Duffy PE and Kurtis JD. Antibodies to rhoptry-associated membrane antigen predict resistance to Plasmodium falciparum. J Infect Dis 2005;192:861-9.

    Coutinho HM, Acosta LP, McGarvey ST, Jarilla B, Jiz M, Pablo A, Su L, Manalo DL, Olveda RM, Kurtis JD and Friedman JF. Nutritional status improves after treatment of Schistosoma japonicum-infected children and adolescents. J Nutr 2006;136:183-8.

    Leenstra T, Acosta LP, Langdon GC, Manalo DL, Su L, Olveda RM, McGarvey ST, Kurtis JD and Friedman JF. Schistosomiasis japonica, anemia, and iron status in children, adolescents, and young adults in Leyte, Philippines 1. Am J Clin Nutr 2006;83:371-9.

    Leenstra T, Acosta LP, Wu HW, Langdon GC, Solomon JS, Manalo DL, Su L, Jiz M, Jarilla B, Pablo AO, McGarvey ST, Olveda RM, Friedman JF and Kurtis JD. T-Helper-2 cytokine responses to Sj97 predict resistance to reinfection with Schistosoma japonicum. Infect Immun 2006;74:370-81.

    Kurtis J, Friedman J, Leenstra T, Langdon G, Wu H, Manalo D, Su L, Jiz M, Jarilla B, Pablo A, McGarvey S, Olveda R and Acosta L. Pubertal development predicts resistance to infection and reinfection with Schistosoma japonicum. Clin Infect Dis in press.

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