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Study protocol for the Melbourne Infant Study: BCG for Allergy and Infection Reduction (MIS BAIR), a randomised controlled trial to determine the non-specific effects of neonatal BCG vaccination in a low-mortality setting

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  • Nicole L Messina Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kaya Gardiner Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susan Donath Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Katie Flanagan School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia School of Health and Biomedical Science, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anne-Louise Ponsonby Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Center for Food and Allergy Research, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Frank Shann Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Roy Robins-Browne Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bridget Freyne Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Veronica Abruzzo Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Clare Morison Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lianne Cox Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susie Germano Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christel Zufferey Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Petra Zimmermann Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Katie J Allen Formerly of Centre for Food and Allergy Research, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Vuillermin School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Child Health Research Unit, Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mike South Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dan Casalaz Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nigel Curtis Infectious Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Infectious Diseases, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Nigel Curtis; nigel.curtis{at}rch.org.au
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Messina NL, Gardiner K, Donath S, et al
Study protocol for the Melbourne Infant Study: BCG for Allergy and Infection Reduction (MIS BAIR), a randomised controlled trial to determine the non-specific effects of neonatal BCG vaccination in a low-mortality setting

Publication history

  • Received July 10, 2019
  • Revised October 31, 2019
  • Accepted November 1, 2019
  • First published December 15, 2019.
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December 15, 2019

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